Illegal immigrants are closer to being eligible for in-state tuition in Colorado. The state Senate gave final approval to the idea Monday with the support of the first Republicans in the chamber ever to agree to the tuition measure.
Colorado State University is giving its support to give undocumented students in-state tuition.
Senator Michael Bennet says that, for the first time in 20 years, there is hope an immigration overhaul will pass Congress.
Illegal immigrants in Colorado are closer to getting in-state tuition rates, as long as they seek citizenship.
Dozens of jubilant students cheered Democratic lawmakers at the Colorado Capitol who want to lower tuition costs for illegal immigrants graduating from state high schools.
Immigrant rights advocates say a 2006 Colorado law requiring police to report suspected illegal immigrants has resulted in detentions for low-level crimes and longer jail stays.
Federal immigration officials are offering to help illegal immigrant victims of violence.
Officials plan to announce their programs on Thursday in Centennial to help illegal immigrants who are victims of human trafficking, domestic violence, and violent crimes such as rape, murder, and sexual assault.
A plan allowing illegal immigrants to get Colorado driver’s licenses is fighting for a spot on the November ballot.
A Denver college’s move to establish a special tuition rate for illegal immigrant students has spiraled into a legal fight involving the state’s attorney general.