2 Mexican Universities End Exchanges With Arizona

May 10, 2010

Two Mexican universities -- the National Autonomous University of Mexico and the Autonomous University of San Luis Potosi -- have ended exchange programs with the University of Arizona, citing Arizona's new immigration law, The Arizona Republic reported. The new law authorizes increased police activity against anyone who could be seen as being in the United States illegally -- an approach critics believe will lead to widespread ethnic and racial profiling. Officials of the Mexican universities said they feared that their students might be harassed if they came to institutions in Arizona.

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