California Supreme Court hears case that would bar illegal immigrants from receiving in-state tuition at public colleges
Story posted 2010.10.05 at 01:03 PM PDT
Los Angeles Times
The California Supreme Court appeared skeptical Tuesday of a lawsuit that would end in-state tuition for an estimated 25,000 illegal immigrants who attend the state's public universities and colleges.
The court is reviewing an appeals court ruling that said the state is barred by federal immigration law from giving illegal immigrants in-state tuition, which can be as much as $19,000 a year cheaper than fees charged to out-of-state students.
At issue is a 2001 state law that provides the lower tuition for students, including illegal immigrants, who attend and graduate from a California high school...go to the story