Legislation Barring Some Immigrant Students from In-State Tuition Defeated

Senator Dick Black argues for the bill.

Senator Dick Black argues for the bill.

Undocumented immigrant students who’ve been granted the federal status that defers them from deportation would still be able to qualify for in-state college tuition — thanks to the Virginia Senate’s defeat of legislation that would have barred them from receiving the less expensive rates. The bill was killed by a single vote following a lengthy floor debate.

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