Tensions are running high as the debate over sanctuary cities heats up.
This week, the Rogers Foundation asked the Clark County School District to protect undocumented students. And yesterday, a UNLV professor came under fire for posting on social media that he will report students who are in the country illegally. Later, he apologized for the remark, saying he was only joking.
Local governments, police departments, and educational institutions have not labeled themselves as a so-called "sanctuary" like some have in other parts of the country. In fact, the term has no legal meaning, but there are policies and laws in place that may protect the undocumented community.
Kathia Soleto Calderon is an undocumented student at UNLV. The university's president joined a nationwide effort in support of the "Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program" and other students living in the country illegally... Read More