Immigrant Tuition


Fri November 9, 2012

Energized by Election Night Victory, CO House Democrats Push For New ASSET Bill

State Rep. Crisanta Duran flanked by (left to right) State Sen. Lucia Guzman, State Rep. Angela Williams, former Denver Mayor Bill Vidal, and US Senator Mark Udall.
Nathan Heffel KUNC

Democratic State Representative Crisanta Duran of Denver is urging lawmakers to pass an ASSET bill early next legislative session to offer a special college tuition rate for undocumented students who graduate from Colorado high schools.

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Tue August 21, 2012

VIDEO: As Classes Start, Metro State's Illegal Immigrant Tuition Rate Still In The Spotlight

Screencap from Al Jazeera's report on Metro State's tuition

Metro State University caused a furor among opponents and some lawmakers with the announcement of their new tuition policy for illegal immigrants this summer. Al Jazeera's John Terrett reports on the policy now that classes are back in session.

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Wed August 15, 2012
NPR Story

Immigrants Seek Answers On State College Tuition

Originally published on Wed August 15, 2012 4:23 pm

The question many young immigrants have had since President Obama's Deferred Action policy was announced is whether their new status would allow them to pay in-state tuition at state universities. Audie Cornish speaks with Maria Sacchetti, immigration reporter for The Boston Globe, about how various states are handling tuition matters.


Thu June 21, 2012

Lawmakers Question Metro State’s Illegal Tuition Rate

Metro State College of Denver

State lawmakers grilled Metro State College of Denver officials on its new tuition policy for illegal immigrants on Wednesday. Republicans on the joint budget committee are critical of the policy saying it goes against state law.

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Thu April 26, 2012

Republicans Defeat Illegal Immigrant Tuition Bill

Republican state lawmakers have once again defeated a bill to allow illegal immigrants who graduate from Colorado high schools to pay less than out of state tuition.

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