US: ‘precarious’ future for DACA policy

These comments were made at during the October 10, 2022, Rapid Response Briefing on the Fifth Circuit Ruling on the Legality of DACA webinar co-hosted by the Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education.

“The implications of the ruling create even more vulnerability for DACA and its legal future, and also creates more pressure for Congress to really act and create what should be what many have called a permanent solution and durable status for those with DACA,” said Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia, director of the Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clinic at Penn State University.

“This is not just a higher ed issue, this is an entire national issue,” emphasised Félix Matos Rodríguez, chancellor of City University of New York and member of the Presidents’ Alliance.

“We have to continue to show our solidarity and our support to our students, faculty and staff who have DACA and also those who might be either waiting to apply or in the application process and to commit to our continuing support for them.”

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