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Westminster Window – ASSET youths thank lawmakers

Undocumented youths held events statewide on July 18 to send Colorado lawmakers one message: Thank you.
Immigrant students held celebrations with state legislators to say thanks for their roles in the passage of a bill earlier this year that allows undocumented students in Colorado the ability to attend state colleges and universities at in-state tuition rates.

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The Denver Post – Immigrant tuition bill marked across Colorado

Lawmakers who supported Colorado’s new law allowing state residents to receive in-state tuition even if they are in the country without legal permission are celebrating the registration of new students qualifying for the rate.

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Longmont Times Call – Immigrant in-state tuition law celebrated in Longmont

Supporters of the new Colorado law that allows state residents to get in-state college and university tuition rates, even if they’re here without legal permission, gathered here Thursday to celebrate the opportunities they say that ASSET bill will provide.

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ASSET Bill Provides Assets to Colorado – Public News Service

The Colorado State Senate today will have its final vote on the ASSET Bill before sending it to the House. A new study looks at the fiscal effects of the measure, which would let immigrant students who graduated from Colorado high schools qualify for in-state college tuition.

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Senator Johnston on Why ASSET

Mike Johnston’s speech on Colorado ASSET Bill (SB 33) from Loviniseasy on Vimeo.

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Colorado Fiscal Institue on Costs & Benefits of ASSET

Additional tax revenue, a better educated population, higher productivity jobs, more overall spending in the economy, and increased tuition revenue for state college and universities are what Colorado stands to gain from granting in-state college tuition to its undocumented high school graduates through the Advancing Students for a Stronger Economy Tomorrow (ASSET) Bill.

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