Court rules children of illegal immigrants may pay in-state tuition

In a decision that surprised some court observers, a federal judge in Miami ruled that children of illegal immigrants should be charged lower in-state tuition costs at Florida’s colleges and universities.

U.S. District Judge K. Michael Moore’s opinion stated, in part, “The state regulations deny a benefit and create unique obstacles to attain public post-secondary public education for U.S. citizen children who would otherwise qualify for in-state tuition.”

The Southern Poverty Law Center represented the students in the lawsuit. Jerri Katzerman, deputy legal director of the center said of the court’s ruling, “He has said in no uncertain terms that these youngsters are citizens and they have been discriminated against.”

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