BOSTON -- Legislators have reintroduced a bill that would allow the children of undocumented immigrants to attend state colleges and pay regular tuition.
In June, Gov. Mitt Romney vetoed the legislation, known as the In-State Tuition Bill. This month, Rep. Marie St. Fleur, D-Suffolk, and Sen. Jarrett Barrios, D-Cambridge, re-introduced the bill...
Immigrant students gathered at the Statehouse recently to support the bill.
The proposed legislation would allow the children of undocumented immigrants, who have attended state high schools for at least three years and graduated, to attend state public colleges and pay the in-state tuition.
Children of undocumented immigrants are currently forced to pay out-of-state tuition when they try to attend public colleges and universities...
Please contact email@example.com and let them know that "undocumented immigrant" is not the correct phrase. "Illegal alien" is the phrase used in the U.S. Code (example) and it's the phrase they should be using.
The 12/01/04 Boston Globe article on this bill also used "undocumented" and it included a race-baiting quote from Sen. Jarrett Barrios, D-Cambridge.
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