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We look into case law and constitutional arguments -- with a refresher on the 10th Amendment -- on whether the federal government can take money away from states and cities that protect undocumented immigrants.
The UC Board of Regents voted this week to raise tuition -- the first increase in six years. A new report argues most California students could actually go to those schools almost free of charge.
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