Tennessee House Defeats Bill Granting In-State Tuition to Illegal Aliens

In-state Tuition Bills for Illegal Aliens Stopped in TN“Legislation that would make illegal alien students eligible for in-state tuition at Tennessee’s public colleges and universities failed this session because of its lack of support among constituents and within the Tennessee General Assembly. The Tennessee House of Representatives killed Senate Bill (“S.B.”) 612, which would have provided illegal aliens with taxpayer-funded in-state tuition rates as long as the illegal alien has resided in the state for at least one year,” notes an update from FAIR’s State and Local team.

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  1. avatar Mike Serfsik says:

    Glad to see sane minds win this one. But how did it even get
    introduced in the first place and who introduced it?

  2. avatar Jodi says:

    Proud of my state for not allowing this ridiculous legislation to pass.

  3. avatar Kyle says:

    Another sane state, your residents should salute you for your rational reasoning. Can’t say that about MD, and the useless parasites that pervade this states government, or federal reps for that matter!