Students call for protection of undocumented students

Students at colleges across the country planned and held demonstrations to pressure their universities to protect undocumented students when Donald Trump becomes president, writes Susan Svrluga for The Washington Post.

Enforcement of immigration laws was a cornerstone of Trump’s campaign, an issue many voters strongly endorsed but that has created considerable concern on many campuses for undocumented students who have been promised an education. At many colleges, while some students celebrated Trump’s win, others were in tears, worried about the threat of deportation for themselves or their families.

Students, faculty and others at many colleges last week called on administrators to designate their schools “sanctuary campuses”, in some cases pushing the idea with walkouts or other demonstrations, and in others, meeting with administrators to talk about it.
Full report on The Washington Post site