State Sen. Dick Saslaw (D-Alexandria) says educating the children of undocumented workers is good for Virginia’s economy.
“The people that you got here, you’ve got to make them as productive as possible,” he says.
The bill is similar to a provision approved by Maryland voters in November to allow illegal immigrants to pay in-state tuition.
The bill could face opposition from Republicans who control the Virginia House of Delegates.
Follow @WTOP on Twitter.
(Copyright 2013 by WTOP. All Rights Reserved.)
For the hundreds of thousands of migrants on the move across Europe, the pace of a day is dictated by forces almost entirely beyond their control.