Colorado college now offers tuition break to illegal aliens

Article author: 
Dave Gibson
Article publisher: 
The Examiner
Article date: 
7 June 2012
Article category: 
Colorado News
Article Body: 

On Thursday, the Metro State College of Denver’s board of trustees approved a plan that will give illegal aliens a 58 percent discount on their tuition. The move passed with a 7-1 vote.

Under the special rate, illegal aliens will pay $6,716.60 per year, while out-of-state students will pay $15,985 per year. In-state (citizen) Metro students will pay $4,304.40 per year....

State Rep. Jon Becker (R-Fort Morgan) explained: “The state is giving the college money which goes to paying each of their instructors and keeping up the buildings…If one college decides it’s going to break out and do one thing we’ve voted down at the capitol, then we have to take a close look at whether or not its subsidized and how are they figuring it’s not subsidized.”...