Colorado Senate gives first OK to in-state tuition for illegal immigrants

By Laura Devaney
February 25th, 2013

Senators on both sides of the aisle kept the Colorado Senate spellbound Friday with testimonials of support for a bill allowing illegal immigrants to attend public colleges at the in-state tuition rate, reports the Denver Post.
Senate Bill 33 received initial approval in a debate notable for featuring the open support of three Republican senators — the first time any GOP senators had ever spoken in favor of in-state tuition for such students. Only a few years back, attempts to pass similar bills had failed amid the opposition of a few Democrats…

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Laura Devaney

Laura Devaney is the Director of News for eSchool Media. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism. When she isn't wrangling her two children, Laura enjoys running, photography, home improvement, and rooting for the Terps. Find Laura on Twitter: @eSN_Laura