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Johns Hopkins among schools being pressured to cut ties with ICE

Johns Hopkins among schools being pressured to cut ties with ICE

Some colleges are being pressured to cut ties with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement amid public outcries over the separation of migrant families along the nation's southern border.

Northeastern University, Johns Hopkins University and Vermont's system of public colleges have contracts with ICE totaling about $4 million this year for research and training services.

The schools argue that their work has nothing to do with ICE's role along the border, but some on campus say the agency's recent actions clash with school values and that preserving any relationship amounts to a tacit endorsement. Some students and faculty have been circulating petitions and organizing...

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