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Editorial: IC Republicans statement is inaccurate and offensive

Editorial: IC Republicans’ statement is inaccurate and offensive

September 12, 2018
IC Republicans have painted racist, broad assumptions about a group of people who have proved again and again to be innovative, hardworking and devoted — all qualities that make America truly great.
The Ithaca College Republicans released a statement Sept. 4 after Cristhian Bahena Rivera, an undocumented Mexican farmer, was charged with the murder of Mollie Tibbetts, a 20-year-old student at the University of Iowa. IC Republicans released a follow-up statement Sept. 24 admitting that the statement generalized that all undocumented immigrants commit more crime than native-born Americans.

IC Republicans slam undocumented immigrants over Mollie Tibbetts’ death

By Grace Elletson, Editor in Chief September 12, 2018
The IC Republicans posted a press release on its social media platforms Sept. 4 calling for stricter immigration policies following the death of University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts.
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