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Universities Differ On ‘Sanctuary Campus’ Issue

A student and professor at the University of New Mexico.

In this Nov. 18, 2016 file photo, University of New Mexico student LuzHilda Campos, left, and Chicanaa and Chicano studies professor Irene Vasquez, right, present a letter with hundreds of signatures to school president Bob Frank, asking him to declare the campus a "sanctuary university," in Albuquerque, N.M. Universities and colleges in several states are considering labeling themselves "sanctuary campuses" amid fears from immigrant students and pressure from activists following the election of Donald Trump. Russell Contreras/Associated Press

A reporter for Inside Higher Ed has talked with university administrators across the country about how they are handling the "sanctuary campus" issue, both in rhetoric and in practice.  Illinois Public Media's Brian Moline spoke with Inside Higher Ed's Elizabeth Redden.