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A Rhode Island high school's assistant principal allegedly sent out an email asking staff at the school to send donations to pay 'coyote' fees to help smuggle them into the United States.
'Coyote' fees are paid to people who help sneak immigrants into the United States to match the risk of illegally entering the country.
Stefani Harvey, the assistant principal at Mount Pleasant High School in Providence, sent an email obtained by reporters Thursday asking for donations for the student's 'coyotes,' who she claimed are 'a group that helps people.'
There was some dispute as to the veracity of the email - the school told the Daily Caller it was 'fake' and said they don't have a student who is being human trafficked - but it appears to have been proven real by both the president of the teachers' union and the principal, who sent out an email calling it 'not appropriate.'
A Rhode Island high school's assistant principal allegedly sent out an email asking staff at the school to send donations to pay 'coyote' fees to help smuggle them into the United States
Maribeth Calabro, President of the Providence Teachers Union, told WPRO that she had confirmed the legitimacy of the email with members who teach at the high school.
'I was a little taken aback by the content,' she