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.
Coloradans are reacting to what some are calling an extreme policy change when it comes to illegal immigrants in the U.S. Some say it’s a ploy to get vote, others say the Hispanic vote isn’t one to be ignored this election.
The Colorado Attorney General’s office is reviewing a discounted tuition rate for illegal immigrant students set by the Metropolitan State College of Denver – a debate that has divided state lawmakers for years.
Metro State College of Denver trustees passed a plan that gives illegal immigrants a 58 percent tuition break. One state lawmaker said the college may lose funding as a result.
A Colorado campaign office for President Barack Obama is closed to the public after two activists went on a hunger strike inside.
Metropolitan State College of Denver officials are unanimously recommending a measure to cut tuition for illegal immigrants living in Colorado by more than half.
Metro State College of Denver is considering a tuition break for undocumented immigrants.
Students who live in Colorado illegally are one step closer to getting a break on tuition rates at state universities.
A long-debated proposal about college tuition for illegal immigrants was expected for debate in the Colorado Senate Friday.
Colorado lawmakers will try again to grant in-state tuition to illegal immigrants who graduated from state high schools.