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False Report Of ICE Agent At Cornell Sends Students And Faculty Into Panic

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What’s going on at Cornell? Are the students all in America illegally?

Anthony Gockowski, Campus Reform:

Cornell University students were sent into a panic Tuesday after rumors quickly spread that an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent was on campus.

But according to a statement from the school’s newly-appointed president, Martha Pollack, the individual was actually “an independent contractor for the U.S. Office of Personnel Management” (OPM) who was conducting “a routine background check related to an individual’s application with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection…”

At least two student organizations had inaccurately alerted students to the presence of an ICE agent on campus prior to Pollack’s statement, prompting terrified reactions from many students and faculty.

This is strange to me. If you’re in this country legally, what do you have to worry about? And if you’re not, why would you tell everybody on Twitter?

Seems like laws should apply to everybody, even college students. I guess that’s pretty fascist of me. Oh well.

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