Multiple Pennsylvania Catholic colleges, to Trump: The immigrants are staying

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The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has the story.

Presidents of La Roche, Mt. Aloysius and St. Vincent colleges and of Carlow, Duquesne, Seton Hill and Wheeling Jesuit universities have either signed joint statements in solidarity with such students or have voiced agreement with them.

“It speaks to who we are,” said Sister Candace Introcaso, president of La Roche College in McCandless.

Such students include “intelligent, talented, dedicated young people,” she said.

“They’re an important part of our future, and this opportunity needs to be preserved.”

At issue are students who meet criteria for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, implemented under President Barack Obama in 2012. They must meet various criteria and not be considered a risk to public safety or national security. The policy allows them to avoid deportation for a limited but renewable period of time, and to work legally.

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