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Congress Weighs College Admission for Illegal Immigrants

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Congress Weighs College Admission for Illegal Immigrants

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Congress Weighs College Admission for Illegal Immigrants

Congress Weighs College Admission for Illegal Immigrants

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Tens of thousands of illegal immigrants graduate from high school every year, but are barred from going to college by a number of federal and state laws. Many were infants, or very young children, when their parents entered this country illegally. Two bills pending in Congress would provide amnesty for them. NPR's Claudio Sanchez reports.