BY KELLY HAND
The sanctuary campus movement calling on campuses to provide a safe space for undocumented students has been growing quickly since the election. In November the AAUP issued a statement saying the following about sanctuary campuses: “Of special importance is the status of those among our students who are undocumented, many of whom have been in this country since early childhood. Concern for the welfare of these students has already prompted The Atmosphere on Campus in the Wake of the Election, here.calling on colleges and universities to become ‘sanctuary campuses.’ We support the movement for sanctuary campuses.” Read the full statement,
The AAUP will continue to provide information, action opportunities, and updates through the coming months.
AAUP Chapter and Affiliate Statements on Sanctuary Campuses: