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H.R. 483: No Funding for Sanctuary Campuses Act

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Many young people brought to this country at a young age by their family are now enrolled in colleges. Should those colleges be allowed to protect them from the immigration authorities — and should they be banned from public funding if they do?


There are no official statistics of how many undocumented students are enrolled in American higher education, but about 65 thousand undocumented students graduate from American high schools annually.

So-called “sanctuary campuses” started appearing shortly after President Trump’s election, when many colleges and universities began openly declaring ...

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Duncan Hunter

Sponsor. Representative for California's 50th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 12, 2017
Length: 5 pages

Jan 12, 2017


Introduced on Jan 12, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 12, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.


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Jan 12, 2017

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