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Number Of Illegal Immigrants Getting In-State Tuition In Texas Rises

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The number of illegal immigrant college students paying in-state tuition and receiving financial aid at Texas' public colleges and universities continues to climb, according to state higher education records.

During the fall semester, 12,138 students -- about 1 percent of all Texas college students -- benefited from the state law granting in-state tuition, according to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Most of the immigrants among those students are illegal, and some others are not legal permanent residents or U.S. citizens.

Read the whole story at Dallas Morning News