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Florida college probes group texts attacks on immigrants

MIAMI – Florida college says that the examination of the reports produced by the school’s Republican student chapter used a text-messaging of the group to offend immigrant classmates mock the victims of the Charlottesville rally attack.

Florida International University’s spokeswoman Maydel Santana said on Tuesday the student affairs division had no record of previous reports, where the College Republicans.

A former club leader, said he notified student affairs in April on similar chats. Student Mauricio Pons made the claim as he announced that he is stepping down as vice-chairman because of the “incitement to hatred.”

Images published by the Miami New Times show, the group shared messages such as “call ICE” one day, students demonstrated for immigrant rights. A meme of a picture of the car August attack in Charlottesville referred to the victims as “snowflakes.”

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