Panel Breaks Down DACA Ruling and What Colleges Can Do

In the wake of an appeals court decision maintaining the tenuous status of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, experts and advocates met on Monday to publicly discuss the consequences of the ruling and how higher education can react…..

There are many specific actions that administrators can take, according to Diego Sánchez, director of policy and strategy for the Presidents’ Alliance. Leaders can send public campus-wide emails of support and reach out privately to DACA recipients and other undocumented students. They can attend a webinar on effective practices to support undocumented students being hosted by the Presidents’ Alliance next week. And schools can participate in the 7th annual I Stand With Immigrants Day of Action on October 28th, which will focus on calling for Congress to pass bipartisan legislation for DREAMers this year.

Read the full article from Diverse: Issues In Higher Education here