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Illegal Immigrants Could Be Admitted into Community Colleges Across N.C. PDF Print
Written by Adam Hicks   
Wednesday, 19 August 2009 08:55

Community college leaders across the state will consider reversing a ban keeping illegal immigrants out of the two-year college system.


The Associated Press reports a committee of the State Board of Community Colleges will hold a special session today to consider lifting the ban and a final decision could be made by Friday.


The State Board of Community Colleges is looking at admitting undocumented students as laid-off workers continue to fill classrooms.


According to a study by the system, taxpayers wouldn’t be affected if undocumented students paid an out-of-state rate of $7,000 per year.


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