Activists push colleges to make their campuses sanctuary sites for the undocumented

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A movement has begun on college campuses across the nation to shield undocumented students, staff and their family members from deportation. Efforts have emerged at many schools to limit the ability of local law enforcement and campus police to cooperate with federal Immigration, Customs and Enforcement (ICE) officers.   The idea builds on a policy many large urban areas have adopted that encourages undocumented immigrants to cooperate with local authorities without fear of being turned over to federal immigration officials.  Cities such as Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, San Francisco, and Seattle, have all enacted similar measures and are promising to stay true that commitment in the face of a Trump administration.  Read more.

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