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Anti-Trump Graffiti Spree May Have Ended Chances Of Financial Aid For Undocumented Students

Anti-Trump Graffiti Spree May Have Ended Chances Of Financial Aid For Undocumented Students

An anti-Trump graffiti spree at the University of Connecticut has doomed legislation to allow undocumented students at the state's public colleges and universities access to financial aid.

Leaders of Connecticut Students for a Dream, the chief advocacy group for the bill, said support eroded over the weekend after news broke of the arrest of Eric Cruz-Lopez, an undocumented immigrant from Mexico and organizer with the group who was charged with more than 100 counts of criminal mischief.

Police said the 22-year-old Cruz-Lopez, who no longer attends the university, admitted he painted slurs about President Donald Trump and the word "pest" in and around the Homer...

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