Two supporters of the anti-American flag resolution at the University of California-Irvine said their illegal immigrant constituents demanded Old Glory be removed from the common area.
Illegal immigrants can attend California state schools on the taxpayer’s dime.
Here‘s the student newspaper of the University of California-Irvine.
Khaalidah Sidney, humanities representative and co-author of the legislation, said that the flag served as a reminder for her DREAMer friends of their constant battle of obtaining citizenship.
Representative Naty Rico, at-large representative and a member of the international students committee, said that the issue was a concern for her constituents as well.