Immigrant In-State Tuition Bill To Be Debated
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A bill that would allow illegal immigrants to pay in-state tuition rates at Maryland colleges under certain conditions will be debated in the Senate.
The Senate is likely to vote on the measure Monday night after convening for an 8 p.m. session.
The measure as amended last week would require affected students to attend community college in the jurisdiction where they went to high school before qualifying for in-state tuition rates at a four-year college or university.
Senators also amended the bill to require a student to spend three years in high school instead of two to be eligible for in-state tuition.
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