Posts by Jose Magana-Salgado

Letter to DHS and DOS with Recommendations on Visa Processing and OPT in Light of COVID-19 Crisis and Presidential Proclamation

The Presidents’ Alliance Steering Committee transmitted a letter to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Department of State (DOS) containing recommendations regarding visa processing and Optional Practical Training (OPT). Presidents’ Alliance Letter to DHS and DOS re: Visa Processing and OPT Recommendations   May 6, 2020   The Honorable Mike Pompeo Secretary…

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

Below, please find a resource, providing an overview on in-state tuition, financial aid, and other funding policies and opportunities at both public and private institutions. The FAQ provides actions public and private colleges and universities can take to expand and grow higher education access and funding for undocumented students, especially if Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) goes away. Higher Ed Guide to Tuition, Financial Aid & Other…

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Higher Ed Toolkit to Prepare for the Supreme Court’s Decision on DACA

On April 16, 2020, we partnered with New American Economy to release the first full analysis of how many undocumented students are pursuing higher education in the United States: Undocumented Students in Higher Education: How Many Students are in U.S. Colleges and Universities, and Who Are They? The new estimates show there are more than…

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USCIS Releases DACA Data and Statistics as of March 31, 2020

On April 16, 2020, we partnered with New American Economy to release the first full analysis of how many undocumented students are pursuing higher education in the United States: Undocumented Students in Higher Education: How Many Students are in U.S. Colleges and Universities, and Who Are They? The new estimates show there are more than…

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Letter to DHS and DOS on Supporting DACA Recipients and International Students in Light of COVID-19

The Presidents’ Alliance Steering Committee transmitted a letter to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Department of State (DOS) containing recommendations regarding visa processing and Optional Practical Training (OPT). Presidents’ Alliance Letter to DHS and DOS re: Visa Processing and OPT Recommendations   May 6, 2020   The Honorable Mike Pompeo Secretary…

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Presidents’ Alliance Hires Christian Penichet-Paul as Director of Higher Education Immigration Hub

The Presidents’ Alliance Steering Committee transmitted a letter to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Department of State (DOS) containing recommendations regarding visa processing and Optional Practical Training (OPT). Presidents’ Alliance Letter to DHS and DOS re: Visa Processing and OPT Recommendations   May 6, 2020   The Honorable Mike Pompeo Secretary…

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Steering Committee Letter to Congress Supporting NO BAN Act

The Presidents’ Alliance Steering Committee transmitted a letter to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Department of State (DOS) containing recommendations regarding visa processing and Optional Practical Training (OPT). Presidents’ Alliance Letter to DHS and DOS re: Visa Processing and OPT Recommendations   May 6, 2020   The Honorable Mike Pompeo Secretary…

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USCIS Releases DACA Data and Statistics as of December 31, 2019

On April 16, 2020, we partnered with New American Economy to release the first full analysis of how many undocumented students are pursuing higher education in the United States: Undocumented Students in Higher Education: How Many Students are in U.S. Colleges and Universities, and Who Are They? The new estimates show there are more than…

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