Photos: Bill to allow undocumented students to pay instate MN tuition
April 3, 2013 — 4:45pm
Rep. Carlos Mariani walked through the crowd at the House higher education finance and policy committee while legislators heard testimony on a separate issue. His bill which would allow undocumented students to pay instate tuition to Minnesota colleges and universities.
Three undocumented students Alejandra Barrera, Thalia Estrada and Joycelin Hernandez spoke on behalf of Rep. Carlos Mariani's bill to allow undocumented students to pay instate tuition to Minnesota colleges and universities as Mariani listened behind them.
Rep. Roz Peterson, R-Lakeville, said at a Monday news conference that a constituent had contacted her after receiving a voter registration form from MNsure, the state-run health insurance exchange, even though the person in question is already registered to vote and does not purchase health insurance through MNsure.