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.

Rapid Response Briefing: Proposed Rule to End Duration of Status for International Students

This rapid response briefing addresses the proposed rule to end duration of status for F-1 international students and J exchange visitors and their families. It addresses the proposed rule’s impact, why it matters, and what campuses can do.

Date Recorded: Wednesday, Oct. 7 at 1 p.m. E.T.

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Briefing: Immigrant-origin Students in U.S. Higher Education

This briefing provides in-depth coverage of a new Presidents’ Alliance-commissioned Migration Policy Institute (MPI) report on the number of first- and second-generation immigrant students in higher education.

Date Recorded: Thursday, October 15 at 3 p.m. E.T.

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New Report: Immigrant-origin Students in U.S. Higher Education

On Oct. 15, 2020, the Presidents’ Alliance released a Presidents’ Alliance-commissioned and Migration Policy Institute-produced report that demonstrates in 2018 more than 5.3 million students, or 28% of all students enrolled in colleges and universities, were immigrants or the children of immigrants.

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Annual Report – 2020

The Presidents’ Alliance releases its 2020 annual report, learn more and download the report here.

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Presidents’ Alliance Files Lawsuit Against Federal Government Over Unlawful H-1B Regulations

PRESIDENTS’ ALLIANCE FILES LAWSUIT AGAINST FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OVER UNLAWFUL H-1B REGULATIONS Regulations would dramatically undermine H-1B program FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 20, 2020 Contact: Jose Magaña-Salgado (jose@presidentsalliance.org) Washington, D.C.—Today, the Presidents’ Alli... Continue Reading
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BRIEFING: First and Second Generation Immigrant Students in Higher Education: What Campus Leaders Need to Know — Crucial Stakes for Higher Education and Our Country

This one-hour briefing provided in-depth coverage of a new Presidents’ Alliance-commissioned and Migration Policy Institute-produced report on the number of first and second generation immigrant students in higher education. The report reveals the significant impact of immigration policy on colle... Continue Reading
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Promise Programs: An Avenue to Expand College Affordability, Access, and Success for Undocumented Students

The Presidents' Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration, in partnership with Research for Action, published a fact sheet, Postsecondary Education and Undocumented Students, that examines how College Promise programs can help advance affordability, access, and success for undocumented student... Continue Reading
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Immigrant-Origin Students in U.S. Higher Education

The Presidents' Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration commissioned a Migration Policy Institute-produced report, Immigrant-Origin Students in U.S. Higher Education, demonstrating that in 2018 more than 5.3 million students, or 28% of all students enrolled in colleges and universities, were... Continue Reading
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New Report: More Than 5.3 Million Immigrant-Origin Students Enrolled in Colleges and Universities

NEW REPORT: MORE THAN 5.3 MILLION IMMIGRANT-ORIGIN STUDENTS ENROLLED IN COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES Nearly thirty percent of all students in higher education are immigrants or children of immigrants FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 15, 2020 Contact: Jose Magaña-Salgado (jose@presidentsalliance.org... Continue Reading
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Letter Requesting Extended Comment Period for New Proposed Duration of Status Rule

On October 8, 2020, the Presidents' Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration led 90 organizations, ranging from higher education institutions to national organizations, in submitting a letter to acting U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) leadership to request an extended 60-day comment... Continue Reading