Supreme Court case to prevent undocumented children in-state tuition

Supreme Court case to prevent undocumented children in-state tuition

San Diego : CA : USA | Sep 02, 2009 at 6:20 AM PDT
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The California Supreme Court Rules Against Love

Two of the Ranking-House Judiciary Congressman weighs in on a California Supreme Court case to provide illegal immigrants in-state tuition, while U.S. citizens who live outside the state continue to fork over costly out-of-state tuition dollars.

Congressman Steve King-IA and Lamar Smith-TX filed an amicus brief this week regarding California Supreme Court case Martinez vs. Regents of the University of California.

At issue is the ability for the state to give those in this country illegally more favorable tuition rates than legal American citizens.

Ranking Member Smith said, “We should not reward illegal behavior. It’s fundamentally unfair to tell American parents who are not from California, but have paid taxes all their lives that they have to pay higher tuition bills to send their children to college than do illegal immigrants.”

In a statement, he goes on to explain law-abiding citizens should be first in line to get reduced college tuition. Keep reading

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