John Brummett digs further into the question of whether the law allows Arkansas to extend in-state college tuition to Arkansas high school graduates who happen to be undocumented immigrants.

He concludes that Gov. Beebe’s opposition is more about politics than law.

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Meanwhile, there’s the core question of doing right by Juan, the long-time Arkansas resident who played by the rules, did his school work and now must pay a penalty to attend college in his home state because of 1) intense dislike of immigrants in some quarters and 2) politicians’ fear of that noisy group.