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.

Higher Ed Immigration Portal

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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Directory of Immigration Recommendations & Developments Under the Biden Administration

This directory contains a list of higher education and immigration-related recommendations and developments under the Biden administration, including on DACA and undocumented students, international students, and refugee students.

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New Briefing: Will International Students Return in Fall 2021? A Vital Resource at Risk

Watch a recent briefing co-hosted by the Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration and NAFSA: Association of International Educators that addressed how visa processing delays and travel restrictions could significantly impact fall 2021 international student enrollment on U.S. campuses.

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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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Latest Updates from Presidents' Alliance

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Statement for the Record for Markup of the National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants (NO BAN) Act of 2021

On April 14, 2021, the House Judiciary Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives held a committee marking up the National Origin-Based Antidiscrimination for Nonimmigrants (NO BAN) Act of 2021. In support of this hearing, the Presidents’ Alliance submitted its statement for the record, which... Continue Reading
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Presidents’ Alliance Commends Nomination Of Ur Jaddou As Director Of U.S. Citizenship And Immigration Services

PRESIDENTS’ ALLIANCE COMMENDS NOMINATION OF UR JADDOU AS DIRECTOR OF U.S. CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION SERVICES FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 12, 2021 Contact: Jose Magaña-Salgado (jose@presidentsalliance.org) Washington, D.C.—The Presidents’ Alliance released the following statement in respon... Continue Reading
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Action Alert Briefing: Will International Students Return in Fall 2021? A Vital Resource at Risk

On April 7, the Presidents' Alliance and NAFSA co-hosted an action alert briefing, "Will International Students Return in Fall 2021? A Vital Resource at Risk." The briefing discussed how visa processing delays and travel restrictions could significantly impact fall 2021 international student enro... Continue Reading
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Legislative Recommendations for Welcoming International Students: Policies to Grow the U.S. Economy and Create Jobs, Prepare for the next Global Crisis, and Strengthen National Security

The nonpartisan, nonprofit Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration brings college and university presidents and chancellors together on the immigration issues that impact higher education; immigrant and international students, alumni, faculty, and staff; and our campuses, communi... Continue Reading
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Dare to Dream: Dream Act Legislation & Opportunities for Advocacy

This one-hour webinar on Wednesday, March 31, co-hosted by the Presidents’ Alliance and TheDream.US, shared the latest on developments regarding Dream Act-related legislation in Congress. The briefing covered the current status, timeline, and potential movement for bills, including the Senate Dre... Continue Reading
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Carolinas Flourishing: Unlocking the Region’s Economic Potential through Sensible Immigration Solutions.

On March 25, the Presidents' Alliance co-sponsored a virtual immigration summit, Carolinas Flourishing: Unlocking the Region’s Economic Potential through Sensible Immigration Solutions, hosted by the American Business Immigration Coalition. The summit featured business leaders, politicians, and h... Continue Reading