HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (CBS4) – The federal government has denied an extension of a man’s work visa. Anthony Wanjiru used to work for Valor Christian High School in its IT department.
Wanjiru is from Kenya.READ MORE: 'Feels Like Summer Happened Overnight': Xcel Energy Ready To Respond To Heat-Related Outages
Students say he’s a big part of their community. They even campaigned for him to stay.READ MORE: Heat Waves Can Sometimes Cause Travel Problems By Air And On Land
Colorado Senators Michael Bennett and Cory Gardner also looked into the situation to see what they could do, but the efforts were unsuccessful.MORE NEWS: Mobile Shower Trailer Parked At Denver's Civic Center Park To Help People Who Are Unhoused
Wanjiru is scheduled to leave for Kenya on Wednesday.