A reminder that Hopkins students put their literal bodies on the line, were arrested by 80 cops, spent time in jail so that the contracts between Hopkins and ICE would come to an end. Yesterday, those contracts *were* ended. What a year for JHU campus activism. Full heart today. https://t.co/rEwGgnLok8
— Heba Islam (@bhen_code) September 20, 2019
How ridiculous is this? Showing they really don’t care about the health of illegal aliens in custody. If they actually did, they would want to encourage this connection.
Via Baltimore Sun:
The Johns Hopkins University is ending one of its contracts with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, announcing Thursday that the medical school has severed an agreement to train federal immigration agents in responding to emergency medical situations.
In a statement, university spokeswoman Kim Hoppe wrote that the medical school notified ICE’s Office of Investigations several weeks ago that it would not be renewing the contract, which has trained ICE’s Special Response Teams in medical training since 2004.
“After careful and deliberate consideration, the JHU Center for Law Enforcement Medicine will not be renewing this contract,” Hoppe wrote, adding that university officials are negotiating how to execute “a safe and orderly wrap up of the medical programs.