Georgia is one of several states that does not allow illegal immigrants the less expensive in-state college tuition, and it appears that it’s going to remain that way for now following a ruling by the Georgia Supreme Court Monday.
But the ruling is not solely based on the students’ immigration status. In an unanimous decision, the Court ruled that the University System of Georgia Board of Regents is covered by “sovereign immunity” and cannot be sued. However, following the ruling, an attorney for the 39 plaintiffs said he plans to take legal action against the individual members of the Board of Regents.
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