Education

Campus Checklist to Prepare for a Supreme Court Decision

March 3, 2020

To assist campuses in their planning for a Supreme Court decision on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), in February of 2020, the Presidents’ Alliance convened a group of campus, higher education, and immigration advocacy stakeholders. During this session, participants created this checklist representing the top five priorities campuses can consider engaging in to prepare for a decision.

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FAQs for Campuses on Immigration Enforcement and Site Visits

March 10, 2020

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.

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More resources can be found at Informed Immigrant.


FAQ: Top 5 FAQs for Public and Private Colleges and Universities

This FAQ address five common questions by campuses and students on the potential impact of a Supreme Court decision on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), renewal applications, employment options, REAL ID, and access to higher education

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FAQ: Higher Ed Guide to Tuition, Financial Aid & Other Funding for Undocumented Students

This FAQ provides an overview of admissions, financial aid, and other funding opportunities for undocumented students.

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Migration Policy Institute Fact Sheet on Number of Dreamers Graduating from High School

On April 24, 2019, the Migration Policy Institute (MPI) released a new fact sheet: How Many Unauthorized Immigrants Graduate from U.S. High Schools Annually? The research was commissioned by the Presidents’ Alliance.

Fact Sheet on Immigrants Graduating from High School


An Undocumented Student Guide To College in Michigan

In 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 information for the undocumented population in the state. One of the updated resources is the Undocumented Student Guide to College in Michigan. This guide is geared towards undocumented students and their families, with a focus on preparing for college, finding the right fit, and finding the funding for college as an undocumented student.

FAQ: Higher Education Access and Undocumented Students

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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FAQ: Employment Practices Regarding DACA Beneficiaries (For Higher Ed Institutions)

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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FAQ: Non-Employment-Based Educational Funding Opportunities

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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