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In-State Tuition for All CA HS Grads: Supreme Court Won't Hear Challenge to Law
Justices of the Supreme Court refused to take a look at a California Supreme Court ruling that maintained the state law that grants reduced tuition at state schools to all California high school grads, regardless of immigration status. The Associated Press reports that the court opted not to comment on their decision.Challengers of the law, who are attorneys for a conservative immigration-law group, insist that the current in-state tuition policy "conflicts with federal immigration law that prohibits post-secondary education aid to illegal immigrants."
Following yesterday's decision, the L.A. Times noted:
The court's action turning down the appeal is not an official ruling, but it leaves in place laws in 11 other states that permit illegal immigrants to obtain in-state tuition. They are Illinois, Kansas, Maryland, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wisconsin.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.