Campus Hosts First National Convening to Support Undocumented Students

Representatives of over 40 colleges, universities, and organizations from across the United States gathered on Swarthmore’s campus from March 25 to 27 to take part in the Supporting Undocumented Students’ College & Career Equity: Strategies for Success National Convening (SUCCESS). The first of its kind, the weekend event was co-organized by the Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and ImmigrationTheDream.US, and Immigrants Rising, with Swarthmore College providing organizers and the campus space as the event’s host….

“I am personally and professionally deeply invested in supporting immigrant students. I am a second generation immigrant myself — my father was a refugee, born in Lithuania, and came to the U.S. after WWII. He was a Holocaust survivor. I am an immigration scholar and was VP for Student Affairs, Dean of Students, and a Professor of Politics when I was at Pomona College prior to co-founding the Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration and serving as its executive director,” Feldblum said in an email interview with The Phoenix.

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