Debate Continues On Kansas Bill To Repeal In-State Tuition For Children Of Illegal Immigrants By Jim McLean • Mar 10, 2015 TweetShareGoogle+Email An effort to repeal a 10-year-old law that gives the children of illegal immigrants in-state tuition is alive in the Legislature. But as Jim McLean of the KHI News Service reports, the measure remains bottled up in a committee. Listen Listening... / 0:45 Tags: educationimmigrationKris KobachTweetShareGoogle+Email Related Content KS House Committee Considers Removing Tuition Benefit For Undocumented Students By Stephen Koranda • Feb 25, 2015 Stephen Koranda Currently, the children of illegal immigrants are allowed to pay in-state tuition at Kansas community colleges and universities - if they meet certain criteria. But some lawmakers want to change that. A House committee took testimony Tuesday on a plan to revoke the in-state tuition, which is currently used by about 650 students in Kansas. Republican Secretary of State Kris Kobach says the current law is unfair to legal immigrants, who may not be eligible for in-state tuition.