Georgia's Senate on Monday overwhelmingly approved a bill to ban illegal immigrants from attending any of the state's 60 public colleges.
The state could join Alabama and South Carolina as the only ones with such a law, provided Georgia's House also approves the bill.
The outlook for passage there was not clear, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reported, as the bill has yet to pass out of committee.
Georgia is among six states -- the others are Arizona, Alabama, Indiana, South Carolina and Utah -- that have passed broad laws cracking down on illegal immigrants.
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