TN bill granting in-state tuition rates to children of illegal immigrants
NASHVILLE -Sen. Todd Gardenhire's bill granting in-state college tuition rates to U.S.-born children of illegal immigrants cleared a key hurdle today.
Following lengthy debate, Senate Finance Committee members approved the bill on a 10-1 vote.
The bill now goes to the Senate Calendar Committee where it will be scheduled for Senate floor consideration.
Gardenhire, R-Chattanooga, says the bill would apply to students who have resided in Tennessee for at least one year and graduated from an in-state high school.
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