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Universities Differ On "Sanctuary Campus" Issue

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University of Illinois President Tim Killeen recently declined to make any of the university’s three campuses so-called “sanctuary campuses” for undocumented students, citing the need to uphold state and federal laws. 

Elizabeth Redden is a reporter for Inside Higher Ed. She’s been covering the sanctuary campus issue for that publication.

Illinois Public Radio’s Brian Moline spoke with Redden about how universities around the country are handling the issue … and what it really means to be a sanctuary campus … as the term doesn’t yet have a legal definition.