As many southern states pass news laws to crack down on illegal immigrants, the Maryland General Assembly on Friday moved toward allowing them to pay in-state college tuition, if they meet certain conditions, the Associated Press reports. The Maryland House voted 74-66 on Friday for the measure after intense debate. The Senate already has passed similar legislation. Democratic supporters say the legislation would create opportunity for people who have lived in Maryland for years and paid state taxes…

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Meris Stansbury is the Editorial Director for both eSchool News and eCampus News, and was formerly the Managing Editor of eCampus News. Before working at eSchool Media, Meris worked as an assistant editor for The World and I, an online curriculum publication. She graduated from Kenyon College in 2006 with a BA in English, and enjoys spending way too much time either reading or cooking.