This hateful speech, given at his presidential bid announcement, seems to have resonated with students at the University of Central Florida, where a Facebook event was created to offer “an in-depth tutorial” on how to “report illegal immigrants to the ICE, INS, and DHS!”
But the Latinx community and officials aren’t laughing.
The university is investigating the event and has alerted the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, said UCF police spokesperson Courtney Gilmartin. In a statement she told the Orlando Sentinel:
“Diversity and inclusivity are woven into the fabric of UCF. The university is committed to continuing the uphold these values and being a place where all students can learn and grow.”
The Latinx community at UCF is made up thousands of students.
According to the school’s site, almost one quarter of UCF students are Latinx – which is about 15,000 people – while nearly three percent call themselves “nonresident alien,” – about 2,000 people.