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Higher Education Organizations Call On Biden Administration to Include Colleges in Refugee Sponsorship Programs


On Tuesday, 52 higher education institutions and organizations sent a letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Acting Secretary of Health and Human Services Norris Cochran, calling on the Biden administration to embrace colleges and universities as a part of expanding sponsorship programs for refugees.

The letter – initiated by the Niskanen Center, Every Campus a Refuge and the Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration – is in response to President Joe R. Biden’s executive order on February 4, which instructs agencies to submit plans for creating more refugee sponsorship opportunities.

Read the full article from Diverse Issues in Higher Education here.