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Policy Brief: Ending DACA Would Limit Access to Higher Education in Ten States
(Presidents' Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration; Ulead Network, 2020-06-29)
On June 18, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 vote to maintain DACA in place. The Court found that the Trump administration’s rationale for ending DACA in 2017 was “arbitrary and capricious.” The Court also found ...
Undocumented Students in Higher Education: How Many Students are in U.S. Colleges and Universities, and Who Are They?
(New American Economy, 2020-04-01)
As the U.S. Supreme Court weighs whether to maintain Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), the question around what the undocumented population in America looks like looms large. Research indicates that undocumented ...
Repository of Resources for Undocumented Students
(College Board, 2012)
Undocumented immigrants face tremendous difficulties when seeking a higher education. The imposition of out-of-state tuition fees effectively keeps them out of college in most of the United States. In 14 states, in-state ...
The Dream Act, DACA, and Other Policies Designed to Protect Dreamers
(American Immigration Council, 2019-08-01)
With the attempted rescission of the Deferred Action for Children Arrivals (DACA) initiative in September of 2017, there has been renewed pressure on Congress to pass federal legislation known as the Dream Act to protect ...
How U.S. Schools are Affected by Undocumented Immigrant Dreamers and Deferred Action Recipients
(Scholars Strategy Network, 2018-05-25)
As of the middle of 2018, Congress still has not provided any legislative response to President Trump’s rescinding of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program – the Obama-era executive action called “DACA” for ...
Understanding DACA and the Implications for Higher Education
(Pullias Center for Higher Education, University of Southern California, 2017-02-01)
The Trump administration seems determined to capitalize on long standing anti-immigration sentiment within the United States. While the status of undocumented immigrants remains unclear at the time of this writing, immigrant ...
Resource Guide: Supporting Undocumented Youth
(U.S. Department of Education, 2015-10-20)
As a nation of immigrants, the United States has benefited tremendously from the talents, values, and contributions of newcomers to our shores. In the face of immense barriers, many undocumented youth have exhibited exemplary ...
Ending DACA Program for Young Undocumented Immigrants Makes No Economic Sense
(Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, 2017-09-27)
Rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is likely to deprive the economy of valued workers, according to a report from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. The study suggests that the ...
The Economic Benefits of Passing the Dream Act
(Center for American Progress, 2017-09-18)
A September 5 announcement from the Trump administration effectively ended Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) —a program that, since 2012, has helped nearly 800,000 young people gain a temporary reprieve from ...
Bar Removal of Individuals who Dream and Grow our Economy Act - Bridge Act
(United States Congress, 2017-01-12)
A bill to provide a provisional protected presence to qualified individuals who came to the United States as children.