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

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 Ascione