Colorado's Undocumented Students Get In-State Tuition

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After a decade-long battle, undocumented students who graduate from Colorado high schools will now be able to pay in-state tuition at public colleges in the state. Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper (D) signed the bill Monday. (To find out whether you qualify, go here.)

Students will have to state that they have applied for lawful presence -- through the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, for example -- or that they will soon. In-state tuition is one-third the amount of what out-of-state students pay.

Thirteen states already allow undocumented immigrants to pay in-state tuition. Last week, the Colorado Senate approved a measure that would allow undocumented immigrants to get restricted driver’s licenses as well. That proposal will now go to the House.

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