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15 states have passed immigrant tuition laws

Updated Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014 | 7:42 a.m.

Fifteen states have statutes allowing students who are in the United States without legal permission and were brought to this country as children by their parents to be eligible for in-state tuition. To qualify, they have to have graduated from a high school in the state and meet other requirements, such as having been a state resident for two years or three years.

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Illinois

Kansas

Maryland

Minnesota

Nebraska

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

Oregon

Texas

Utah

Washington

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Source: National Conference of State Legislatures