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Fri Feb 16, 2018, 03:25 PM

Kobach renews 14-year campaign to rid Kansas of in-state tuition for undocumented immigrants

improper benefit is having kobak slide into a governorship just because he was close to one, and shares sams screw the masses, and eliminate taxes for my business buddies.

Secretary of State Kris Kobach renewed a 14-year battle Thursday to repeal a Kansas law granting in-state tuition rates to qualifying college students who arenít U.S. citizens.

He testified on behalf of a bill that would end as of July 1 the benefit offered to people who graduated from an accredited Kansas high school or earned a general equivalency degree and began the process of acquiring citizenship. The in-state tuition rate is about one-third of the out-of-state assessment.

Kobach pressed the House Higher Education Budget Committee to have the courage to end what he described as an improper benefit offered to undocumented immigrants in Kansas and 17 other states. Kansas law perversely incentivizes undocumented immigrants who stay in Kansas to attend college, he said.

Kansas would reap the benefit of having these people get an education and live here. Having survived the world of undocumented workers in americu, they would be hard and smart workers...

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