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On Tuesday, representatives in the Tennessee State Legislature denied a proposed law that would have granted thousands of illegal immigrants in-state tuition rates to the University of Tennessee school system.
By a vote of 6-7, the legislature failed to approve a proposal that would have granted in-state tuition rates to non-resident illegal alien students who were currently living in Tennessee and met three requirements.
First, the students must have attended a Tennessee high school or GED equivalent for at least two years. Second, the students would need to graduate with a high school Diploma or GED equivalent. Third, the students would need to enroll at at state institution in the UT system to receive the discounted rate.
Supporters of the bill argued that by failing to approve this bill, the Tennessee legislators were denying students the right to pursue higher education.
“I’m a Knoxvillian and
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