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In State Tuition For Illegal Immigrants Inches Forward

Jim Hill

State lawmakers will debate the controversial topic of illegal immigration today. On the table is a bill that would give illegal immigrants who graduate from Colorado high schools in state college tuition. And while two previous attempts have failed, each time the measure gets one step closer to passing the legislature.

KUNC’s state capitol reporter Bente Birkeland takes a look at the politics behind this year’s version…

Bente Birkeland has been reporting on state legislative issues for KUNC and Rocky Mountain Community Radio since 2006. Originally, from Minnesota, Bente likes to hike and ski in her spare time. She keeps track of state politics throughout the year but is especially busy during the annual legislative session from January through early May.
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