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These four Harvard seniors -- (from left) Lorena Aviles Trujillo, Ilian Meza-Peña, Miguel Garcia and Allyson Perez -- created a petition calling for Harvard University to designate itself a "sanctuary campus." (Tonya Mosley/WBUR)
These four Harvard seniors -- (from left) Lorena Aviles Trujillo, Ilian Meza-Peña, Miguel Garcia and Allyson Perez -- created a petition calling for Harvard University to designate itself a "sanctuary campus." (Tonya Mosley/WBUR)
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Harvard University promised this week to protect its students who are in the country as temporary residents under DACA. This comes in response to President-elect Donald Trump's pledge of deportation and to defund programs that help students who are not legal residents.

Tonya Mosley (@TonyaMosley) from Here & Now contributor WBUR profiled two Harvard students who benefit from the government protections of attending college, without being deported.

Correction: The original headline on this post described these students as "undocumented." While their parents did not obtain legal residency for them in childhood, they are now here legally, as temporary residents under DACA. We have updated the headline for clarity. We regret the error.

This segment aired on December 1, 2016.

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