Brigette Brennan feels pretty well educated after more than four years at the University of Kansas - but there's something she can't understand.The article goes on with more information on the legal aspects, including the Washington Legal Foundation's attempts to get the DHS to follow the law.
She doesn't understand why Kansas won't grant her the same in-state tuition status that it happily bestows on illegal immigrants.
In other words, why is she - a U.S. citizen, a Kansas high school graduate and a four-year resident of Kansas - paying more for her college education than those who aren't legally supposed to be in the U.S. in the first place?
Surprisingly, Brennan's experience is fairly common. Indeed, state colleges and universities in nine states openly provide in-state college tuition benefits to illegals that they do not offer to U.S. residents. Defenders of U.S. students' rights to receive equal tuition rates in their own country say such policies are flatly illegal...
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