As comprehensive immigration reform continues to languish in Congress, Republicans and Democrats in the Virginia General Assembly are renewing their push for allowing eligible undocumented immigrants to pay in-state tuition rates.
Del. Alfonso H. Lopez, D-Arlington, said that today he will roll out the Virginia Tuition Equality Act — his third attempt to get the legislation passed since he joined the legislature in 2012.
“… Edgar Aranda-Yanoc, chairman of the Virginia Coalition of Latino Organizations, said “educating noncitizens among us in the present means a more educated new-citizen population when the possibility of naturalization is realized in the near future.”
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