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Only in America: The ill-advised illegal immigrant hunt

A Texas group plans, then cancels, a "Catch an Illegal Immigrant" event — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

The Young Conservatives of Texas canceled its "Catch an Illegal Immigrant" event at the University of Texas, Austin, after complaints from students and administrators. The group said the game, in which students would chase down students wearing "illegal immigrant" signs, was meant to "spark a campus-wide discussion about the issue."