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The Illinois General Assembly Public Act 093-07 (HB60):
This legislation passed in 2003 and it allows undocumented youth to pay in-state tuition at public universities in Illinois if they meet the following requirements:
- The individual had to have resided with his or her parents or guardian while attending a public or private high school in Illinois
- The individual had to have graduated from a public or private high school OR received the equivalent of a high school diploma (GED) in Illinois.
- The individual had to have attended school in Illinois for at least 3 years as of the date the individual graduated from high school or received the equivalent of a high school diploma.
- In case the individual is not a citizen or a permanent resident of the United States, the individual has to provide the university with an affidavit stating that the individual will file an application to become a permanent resident of the United States at the earliest opportunity the individual is eligible to do so.