Loyola Marymount University Wall With Pro-Immigrant Slogans Defaced by Vandals

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A Demonstration at Loyola Marymount University meant to express support for students who entered the country illegally became the site of controversy this week, after a wall that was part of a presentation was defaced.

A wall covered in slogans of support of immigrant students was defaced at Loyola Marymount University. (Credit: KTLA)

A wall covered in slogans of support of immigrant students was defaced at Loyola Marymount University. (Credit: KTLA)

Students at the Westside campus had planned a number of activities as part of “No Human Being Is Illegal” week, which was intended to show solidarity with immigrant students.

Organizers erected a wall made of Styrofoam and foil on a plaza near the library, and spray painted phrases such as “No Human being is illegal,” “stop deportations” and “#Not1more.”

Another phrase, "Do not mistreat or oppress a foreigner," quoted a bible passage from Exodus. But some time Monday evening, the wall was vandalized, with the word "Trump" scrawled over the bible quote and "Deport all illegals" written in another area, in reference to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and one of his signature positions.

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