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End of Challenge to Kansas' In-state Tuition Law

By Sylvia Maria Gross


Kansas City, MO – The US Supreme Court has declined to hear a challenge to the Kansas law that allows undocumented immigrants to pay in-state tuition at public colleges. A group of out-of-state students and parents had challenged the constitutionality of the law, but federal and appeals courts ruled they didn't have standing to sue.

KCUR's Sylvia Maria Gross spoke to UMKC Law professor and Kansas Republican Chair Kris Kobach, as well as the National Immigration Law Center's Federal Policy Director Josh Bernstein for the national implications of the end of this case.

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