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Bill author Sen. Sandy Pappas of St. Paul smiles during a Tuesday meeting where lawmakers discussed her proposal to allow undocumented immigrants to pay in-state tuition at Minnesota’s public colleges. Danielle Killey | Forum News Service

Lawmakers consider in-state tuition for undocumented immigrants

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ST. PAUL – More students could attend college if a plan allowing undocumented immigrants to pay in-state tuition at public colleges is approved, a Minnesota lawmaker argues.

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“We want to eliminate the achievement gap so that students who have not traditionally been going to college are going to college,” said Sen. Sandy Pappas, DFL-St. Paul. “We need them in our future workforce.”

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Danielle Killey
Danielle Killey is the city reporter for the Republican Eagle, where she has worked since 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities with a journalism degree.
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