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Colorado seeks to increase higher education opportunities for undocumented immigrants

By eCampus News staff and wire reports
February 15th, 2013

Colorado Democrats are seeking to pass a bill to lower tuition rates for undocumented immigrants who reside here, says Yahoo! News. In the past, they’ve had to pay three times the resident rate, the same as out-of-state residents. Proponents want find an equitable and fair way for undocumented immigrants who grew up here to pursue higher education because they believe all students in Colorado deserve a fair shot at higher education. But the bill brings up more questions than answers. An undocumented immigrant’s status is fluid depending on individual circumstances, and whether there are immediate family members who are American citizens either by birth or naturalization. There are no laws prohibiting secondary schools from admitting undocumented students, and every school has its own admission policies…

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