Guilford Criticized for Helping Refugees

November 18, 2015

Guilford College professors have been promoting an Every Campus a Refuge program in which campuses such as Guilford will help refugees as they relocate to the United States. But North Carolina Representative John Blust, a Republican, is calling on the college to abandon the program. "My position is there's just too much risk to the safety of the community. The chance of a horrific incident happening will be greatly enhanced if we allow people to come from Syria and relocate here in this community -- let alone North Carolina," Blust told Fox 8 News. Guilford is standing by the program.

+ -

Expand commentsHide comments  —   Join the conversation!

Opinions on Inside Higher Ed

Inside Higher Ed’s Blog U

Back to Top