The Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration

We are an alliance of American college and university leaders dedicated to increasing public understanding of how immigration policies and practices impact our students, campuses and communities.

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A new digital platform that integrates data, policies, resources, and effective practices about DACA and undocumented, other immigrant, international, and refugee students to fuel change at the federal, state, and campus level, and build a diverse movement of partners.

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Rapid Response Briefing: The Court Decision on DACA and Its Implications for Higher Education

This briefing on July 21 at 12 p.m. E.T. will cover a legal analysis of the Texas court decision; what it means for the future of DACA; the practical impacts of the decision; its implications for the ongoing negotiations in Congress; and the opportunities for advocacy this year.

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Congressional Briefing: Dreamers, Higher Ed, & Immigration Reform Legislation

Congress is considering several bills and legislative paths to legalization. This briefing, scheduled for July 21 at 3 p.m. E.T., will examine current immigration legislation efforts and their higher education implications, from in-state tuition to professional licensing.

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Annual Impact Report – 2020

In February 2021, the Presidents’ Alliance released its 2020 Annual Impact Report. Learn more and download the new report here.

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Webinar: Dreamers, Higher Ed & Immigration Reform Legislation – A Briefing for Congressional Offices

Congress is considering several bills and legislative paths to legalization for immigrant students, including DACA recipients and other undocumented students. Each of the bills will also impact higher education access, affordability, and success for these students, whether by enabling undocumente... Continue Reading
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Rapid Response Briefing: The Texas Court Decision on DACA and Its Implications for Higher Education

On July 21, the Presidents' Alliance and TheDream.US co-hosted a rapid response briefing, "The Texas Court Decision on DACA and Its Implications for Higher Education." The event included a legal analysis of the Texas decision, what it means for the future of DACA and the practical impacts of the ... Continue Reading
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Biden-Harris Administration Uses the Power of Immigration to Rebuild Our Relationships with Other Countries, Build Our Economy Back Better, and Maintain Our Science and Innovation Edge

BIDEN-HARRIS ADMINISTRATION USES THE POWER OF IMMIGRATION TO REBUILD OUR RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHER COUNTRIES, BUILD OUR ECONOMY BACK BETTER, AND MAINTAIN OUR SCIENCE AND INNOVATION EDGE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 20, 2021 Contact: Jose Magaña-Salgado (jose@presidentsalliance.org)| Jill Welch... Continue Reading
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DACA in the Courts

This fact sheet provides an overview of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and two key court decisions related to the program. The document summarizes the two court decisions, one in the U.S. Supreme Court and the second by a federal court in Texas, and provides a list of resources for... Continue Reading
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400+ University Presidents, CEOs. and Civic Leaders Urge Leaders Schumer and McConnell To Pass Bipartisan DREAM Act Following Texas Court Ruling to End DACA

400+ UNIVERSITY PRESIDENTS, CEOs, AND CIVIC LEADERS URGE LEADERS SCHUMER AND MCCONNELL TO PASS BIPARTISAN DREAM ACT FOLLOWING TEXAS COURT RULING TO END DACA Letter urges action on DREAM Act through bipartisan action or budget reconciliation if necessary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 19, 2021 C... Continue Reading
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Coalition of Over 500 Presidents and Chancellors Urge Congress to Act Immediately to Protect Dreamers in Light of Texas Decision Partially Suspending DACA

COALITION OF OVER 500 PRESIDENTS AND CHANCELLORS URGE CONGRESS TO ACT IMMEDIATELY TO PROTECT DREAMERS IN LIGHT OF TEXAS DECISION PARTIALLY SUSPENDING DACA Decision reinforces need for Congress to act immediately FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 16, 2021 Contact: Jose Magaña-Salgado (jose@presidents... Continue Reading