This one-hour webinar, Educating for Action: How Your Students and Campus Can Advance Immigrant Justice, presented concrete steps campuses can take to support immigrants and asylum seekers. With 1.2 million pending cases in immigration courts, there is a national shortage of advocates prepared to...Continue Reading
Earlier this month, the Presidents' Alliance co-hosted a convening with the University Alliance for Refugees and At-Risk Migrants (UARRM), the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), and Rutgers Global on Refugee Advocacy and Higher Education Access. Participants discusse...Continue Reading
The Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration and TheDream.US hosted a briefing for members, partners, and advocates to provide information on the future of DACA. The briefing shared the latest updates on President Biden's executive actions and legislative proposal relating to DACA...Continue Reading
This page contains a list of our immigration recommendations and developments under the Biden administration.
Recommendations and Proposals
Will the U.S. State Department be Prepared to Welcome International Students in the United States (May 2021)
Legislative Recommendations for Welcomi...Continue Reading
The Presidents' Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration, in partnership with Research for Action, published a fact sheet, Postsecondary Education and Undocumented Students, that examines how College Promise programs can help advance affordability, access, and success for undocumented student...Continue Reading
The following resource provides an overview of in-state tuition, state financial aid, and other funding policies and opportunities at both public and private institutions for undocumented graduate and undergraduate students. This resource provides actions public and private colleges and universit...Continue Reading
This resource provides guidelines and suggestions for higher education institutions who wish to establish and implement funding and experiential learning opportunities for undergraduate and graduate undocumented students. The guide compares admissions and funding opportunities for undoc...Continue Reading
This page contains a list of all of the Presidents' Alliance's materials, including resources, advocacy tools, and best practices, to help higher ed institutions to support Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients.
Resources to Prepare for the Restoration of DACA
Batalla v. Tr...Continue Reading
The purpose of this set of FAQs is to address questions that arose with regard to the obligations of institutions in the case of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids (known as “enforcement operations”) or site visits, and how campuses can protect members of the campus community.
On December 4, 2020, a federal district court ruled in Batalla v. Trump that the Trump administration must restore Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) to its original terms. The court’s decision rescinds the most recent memorandum that severely limited and undermined DACA, effectively r...Continue Reading
This recorded webinar is geared for students and alumni who may not have DACA or Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and for those who do hold these statuses but worry that it might end. No matter what comes, there are options! On campus, you may be eligible for research, learning or teaching fellow...Continue Reading
In the summer of 2019, a coalition of education and immigration organizations in Michigan released an updated guide for undocumented students seeking to attend college. Since summer 2018, the group has hosted two large meetings to discuss advancing resources and centralizing support services and ...Continue Reading
This FAQ details the process of establishing fellowships and grants available to all students, regardless of immigration status, at higher education institutions.
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This FAQ provides an overview of differences in enrollment procedure for "international students" and undocumented students, and ways for administrators to be sensitive to undocumented student's needs.
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This FAQ provides information on Employment Authorization Documents and I-9s that enable non-citizen students, including those with DACA and F1 visas, to work.
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