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Tuition breaks for immigrants stirs debate

Governor Deval Patrick said Monday that allowing certain young illegal immigrants to pay the lower resident rate for tuition and fees at state colleges and universities is just one piece in efforts to overhaul ­immigration policy.

“It’s a step in the right direction, but it’s not a substitute for comprehensive immigration reform,” ­Patrick told reporters at the State House. “We still need that.”

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