Perry Revisits Undocumented Students' In-State Tuition

MANCHESTER, Iowa — Asked at a campaign stop today about Texas' practice of allowing undocumented college students to pay in-state tuition, Gov. Rick Perry hedged on a key detail: He failed to acknowledge that such students also have access to state aid.

The policy, which has been highly scrutinized during Perry's presidential campaign, allows certain undocumented students — most of them brought to the country when they were very young — to establish residency. They must have graduated from a Texas high school, have lived in the state for three years before applying and sign an affidavit indicating their intent to apply ...

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