RAPID RESPONSE BRIEFING: Implications of Supreme Court’s Decision on DACA

The Supreme Court has ruled that the administration’s attempt to end DACA in September 2017 is unlawful. The one-hour briefing featured higher education, immigration, legal, and policy experts who addressed the implications of the Supreme Court decision on DACA. It provided an overview and analysis of the decision; its implications for current and prospective DACA recipients; impact on colleges and universities; and opportunities for state, federal, and higher ed advocacy. This briefing featured the perspectives of college and university system presidents and the next practical, advocacy, and support steps that campuses now can take to support undocumented students.

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Ishan Bhabha, Partner, Jenner & Block

Christopher Eisgruber, President, Princeton University

Miriam Feldblum, Executive Director, Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration

Jose Magaña-Salgado, Director of Policy and Communications, Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration

Janet Napolitano, President, University of California

Ewaoluwa Ogundana, TheDream.US Scholar

Sonya Sanchez, Senior Counsel, Office of the President, University of California