Maryland voters on Tuesday voted to let immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children pay in-state tuition for college, the Baltimore Sun reports.The Maryland Dream Act applies only to young immigrants who graduate from the state’s high schools.
Maryland’s Democrat-controlled assembly approved the law last year, but critics collected enough signatures to force a referendum, The Washington Post reported.
Maryland was the first state to approve such a measure with a popular vote, according to the Post.
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