University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler affirmed support for undocumented citizens in response to a petition calling for the school to be made a sanctuary campus. Associate professor Ryan Allen was among the faculty and staff who worked on the petition along with Minnesota Student Association president Abeer Syedah, who is a Humphrey School employee. Allen and Syedah are both quoted.
Humphrey School student employee Abeer Syedah, who is president of the Minnesota Student Association, is profiled. Syedah is a vocal advocate for social justice on campus. She works in the office of Dean Eric Schwartz.