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Fri Mar 16, 2018, 03:25 PM

Key legislative committee quietly approves in-state tuition bill for undocumented immigrants

A House committee on Tuesday quickly and quietly approved a bill that would grant in-state tuition to undocumented and immigrant students.

With a voice vote, the House Education Administration and Planning Subcommittee approved the measure shortly after the panel convened Tuesday afternoon.

The move was lauded by dozens of students who flocked to the legislature in an effort to encourage lawmakers to get behind the measure.

Among the more than 150 students who traveled to Nashville was Riverdale High School junior Lizeth Luna, who said she dreams of becoming a homicide investigator someday.

Read more: https://www.tennessean.com/story/news/politics/2018/03/13/key-legislative-committee-quietly-approves-state-tuition-bill-undocumented-immigrants/419954002/

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Hoyt Mar 2018 #1

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Fri Mar 16, 2018, 03:28 PM

1. Wow, Tennessee steps up for higher education. Students probably had a lot to do with it. n/t

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