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Bill to Offer Some Undocumented Immigrants In-State Tuition Abandoned in New Jersey

Concerned it could be politically damaging, Assembly leaders have quietly put on hold a controversial bill that would allow students living in the United States illegally to pay in-state tuition at New Jersey’s public colleges and universities.
June 25, 2013

Concerned it could be politically damaging, Assembly leaders have quietly put on hold a controversial bill that would allow students living in the United States illegally to pay in-state tuition at New Jersey’s public colleges and universities.

The bill, dubbed the Tuition Equality Act (A4225) was initially included on a list of bills to be voted on by the full Assembly, after it was approved last week by the budget committee. But on Friday afternoon, leaders struck it from the agenda.

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