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December 12, 2016

The following is a statement from President David Dawson.

In reaction to the recent national election-related political discussion concerning immigration enforcement, fears and concerns are arising in our community.

The leadership of Earlham College, including the Board of Trustees, would like to explain how the College is responding in this environment and highlight ways in which the College will continue to protect and care for its community members.



In particular, I want to affirm that Earlham will continue to follow our current policy of requiring a warrant before accommodating the actions of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents, or other local, state or federal law enforcement authorities, on campus. Furthermore, we will continue to protect student privacy to the fullest extent under the law, and we will continue to provide support for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) students.