The nonpartisan, nonprofit Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration brings college and university presidents and chancellors together on the immigration issues that impact higher education, immigrant and international students, alumni, faculty, and staff, our campuses, communities...Continue Reading
On December 21, 2020, the Presidents' Alliance and TheDream.US sent a letter to the incoming administration with their top recommendations to improve and expand DACA.
Letter to President-Elect Biden and Secretary-Designate Alejandro Mayorkas with DACA Recommendations
December 21, 2020
This document outlines higher education and immigration-related executive and administrative actions for the incoming Biden/Harris administration. The Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration calls on the incoming administration to consider these actions within its first 100 day...Continue Reading
On November 9, 2020, the Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration submitted a comment in opposition to the Department of Labor's (DOL's) interim final rule, “Strengthening Wage Protections for the Temporary and Permanent Employment of Certain Aliens in the United States.”
On October 26, 2020, the Presidents' Alliance of Higher Education and Immigration submitted a comment in opposition to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS's) new proposed rule eliminating duration of status for international students.
Presidents' Alliance Comment Opposing New Propo...Continue Reading
On October 8, 2020, the Presidents' Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration led 90 organizations, ranging from higher education institutions to national organizations, in submitting a letter to acting U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) leadership to request an extended 60-day comment...Continue Reading
The Presidents' Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration and NAFSA developed a talking points template comment for higher education institutions for addressing the proposed DHS duration of status rule. If you have questions on strategy, require additional support, or want to share your final ...Continue Reading
The Presidents’ Alliance and the Center for Immigrants' Rights Clinic at Penn State Law School developed the following fact sheet in response to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposed regulation issued on September 25, 2020 that would establish fixed end dates on student and exch...Continue Reading
Thousands of work authorized immigrants are risking their health as essential workers to keep our country running during a pandemic, so why has federal coronavirus relief written off immigrant workers and students? With the start of school well underway on campuses and in communities, it is incum...Continue Reading
On August 13, 2020, the Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration sent letters to Senate and House leadership to ask for extensions of employment authorization for work-authorized immigrants in the next COVID-19 relief package.
Presidents’ Alliance Letter to Senate Leadership on...Continue Reading
On August 7, 2020, the Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration sent a letter to Port Director LaFonda Sutton-Burke to express our concern regarding U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) inspection process for new and returning international students through the Los Angeles I...Continue Reading
The Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration prepared this toolkit to support colleges and universities in their response to the administration’s attempt to dismantle Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) for a second time. This toolkit contains sample press statements, qu...Continue Reading