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At Emory University, several students said they support the University adopting sanctuary policies even if it means losing state funding.
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State lawmakers passed a bill Tuesday that would strip state funding from private colleges in Georgia that adopt "sanctuary policies," meaning the schools limit cooperation with immigration officials. 

So far, no colleges have said they won't cooperate. 

At Emory, students have protested, trying to get the university to declare itself a sanctuary campus.

In this June 22, 2016, photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks in New York.
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Thursday on "Closer Look With Rose Scott and Jim Burress":

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The classroom held all the moroseness of a funeral parlor. Just 16 hours had passed since Donald Trump had won the presidency, and in this "Faith and Politics" class at Emory University, graduate students talked of being shocked and wounded, fearful and horrified. From shaky voices, there was conviction that bigotry had prevailed, and from eyes, tears fell. But from the syllabus came a stern reminder: They needed to find a way to fix this.

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A Georgia lawmaker says he's looking to pursue a measure to block state funding to universities that declare themselves "sanctuaries" for students without legal status. 

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Thursday on "Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress":

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