New immigration restrictions reflect voters’ dismay

By Sarah N. Lynch, Tribune
November 7, 2006

Four propositions aimed at curbing illegal immigration were headed for a landslide victory on Tuesday, a clear sign that Arizona voters are frustrated with the lack of congressional action on the issue.

The most controversial of the four immigration-related propositions is
300, which will prohibit illegal immigrants from receiving in-state
tuition, financial assistance or access to state-subsidized childcare
and family literacy programs. It will also require the Board of
Education, community colleges, universities and the Department of
Economic Security to report any illegal immigrants who try to apply for
those programs.

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