The Supreme Court of the United States has held that a state statute denying resident aliens equal access to higher education assistance funds will be subject to the strict scrutiny standard of review even though the statute neither creates a per se classification nor causes a denial of benefits essential for economic survival.
Nyquist v. Mauclet, 432 U.S. 1 (1977).
Constitutional Law - Equal Protection - Aliens' Rights - Participation in Assistance Funds for Higher Education - Standard of Review,
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