Governor Scott signs law giving in-state tuition to undocumented students

“Signing this historic legislation today will keep tuition low, and allow all students who grew up in Florida to have the same access to affordable higher education,” Scott said in a statement.  (Photo:



From BuzzFeed: Undocumented immigrant students in Florida will be able to pay in-state tuition rates at public universities, thanks to a bill signed into law Monday by Gov. Rick Scott.

The law made it through Florida’s legislature after several key Republicans, including Scott, threw their weight behind it, in what many consider a sign that the GOP, especially in states with large Latino populations, recognizes the need to address the immigration cause currently deadlocked in Washington.

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