Friday, May 03, 2013

Senate backs Minn. tuition for immigrants' kids

Another state has passed its own Dream Act.    - - Donna Poisl


 ST. PAUL, Minn. - The children of immigrants who are in Minnesota illegally would be eligible for in-state tuition and financial aid at the state's public colleges and universities under a bill the state Senate passed on Wednesday.

The bill often called the "Dream Act" passed by a 41-23 vote. Four Republicans split from the rest of their party to support it, while two Democrats strayed from the majority to vote against it.
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