UCSB students demand more resources for illegal immigrants
- Roughly 200 UC-Santa Barbara students walked out of class Monday to demand increased resources for illegal immigrant students, including a dedicated immigration attorney and employment with a Social Security number.
- The event was timed to coincide with President Trump's self-imposed deadline for eliminating the DACA program.
A student group at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) staged a walkout Monday to demand immigration reform and various resources for illegal immigrant students.
The March 5 event marked the deadline that President Trump had established for phasing out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, and “Improving Dreams, Equality, Access, and Success” (IDEAS), an undocumented student group, advertised the walkout with a poster demanding legalization, sanctuary, and education “for ALL!”