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
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.
“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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