Some students at the University of California Berkeley are outraged that the University would not pay the bail for an illegal immigrant student who was arrested. Luis Mora was arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement(ICE) agents on December 30, 2017 and was taken to Otay Mesa Detention Center.
University of California Chancellor Carol Christ issued a formal statement saying, “…campus leadership is taking all appropriate actions to support the student’s interest so that he may continue his studies and his life as a valued member of our community. He is not alone, nor are those working to secure his freedom.” The University of California works against the government, specifically to protect illegal immigrants when they are arrested by authorities enforcing United States immigration law.
The statement from Chancellor Christ goes on to say “…the University is working to ensure the student has access to legal advice, attorney services and other resources necessary to mount what we hope will be a successful effort to end this detention…These efforts are a natural outgrowth of the national leadership of Berkeley and the University of California system in …
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