A Biden-Harris administration promises a new direction for many of the immigration issues prioritized by higher education, and higher education associations and institutions largely welcome the incoming administration. President-Elect Joe Biden has promised that his administration will restore DA...Continue Reading
This document outlines higher education and immigration-related executive and administrative actions for the incoming Biden/Harris administration. The Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration calls on the incoming administration to consider these actions within its first 100 day...Continue Reading
On October 26, 2020, the Presidents' Alliance of Higher Education and Immigration submitted a comment in opposition to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS's) new proposed rule eliminating duration of status for international students.
Presidents' Alliance Comment Opposing New Propo...Continue Reading
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
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
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
Thousands of work authorized immigrants are risking their health as essential workers to keep our country running during a pandemic, so why has federal coronavirus relief written off immigrant workers and students? With the start of school well underway on campuses and in communities, it is incum...Continue Reading
The Presidents' Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration and NP Strategy Group present new polling on higher education and immigration that shows support for COVID-19 relief measures for immigrant workers and students.
Review the findings here.Continue Reading
On August 13, 2020, the Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration sent letters to Senate and House leadership to ask for extensions of employment authorization for work-authorized immigrants in the next COVID-19 relief package.
Presidents’ Alliance Letter to Senate Leadership on...Continue Reading
On July 28, 2020, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released a memorandum detailing several significant changes to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. This memorandum reduced renewals to one-year, expressly prohibited the adjudication of initial requests and advance paro...Continue Reading
On July 13, 2020, the Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration, TheDream.US, and the Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education (CCCIE) submitted a comment in response to the U.S. Department of Education’s (Department) interim final rule Eligibility of Students at Instit...Continue Reading
We partnered with Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education and TheDream.US to create Higher Education Template Comment for CARES Act Emergency Grant Exclusions, a new template that your institution can utilize to submit a comment in response to the U.S. Department of Education propose...Continue Reading