University of Arizona’s Immigration Fence


A campus group focused on immigration reform at the University of Arizona has apparently installed a barbed-wire fence across a major campus area. Other students find the fence troublesome.

According to the a piece by Sergio Avila at KGUN 9 News:

The symbolic border fence stretches several hundred yards down the UA mall…. Rachel Feuerbach is a student and had choice words for… the project as she was walking to class. She doesn’t feel this is the right place for this kind of political message.

“I’ve been coming here for a year now. I’ve been paying tuition out of my own pocket and I don’t have to have my way across campus blocked. I know they have ways through but it’s ridiculous,” Feuerbach said.

Yea, well, that’s the point of political art; just imagine how annoying it would be if you were an immigrant trying to enter Arizona. [Image via]

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Daniel Luzer

Daniel Luzer is the news editor at Governing Magazine and former web editor of the Washington Monthly. Find him on Twitter: @Daniel_Luzer