Resources

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

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 universities can take to expand and grow higher education access and funding for undocumented students, especially if Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is ended by the Trump administration…

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Higher Education Guide to Funding Opportunities for Undocumented Students

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 undocumented students and DACA recipients, provides an overview of funding and financial aid options, and describes non-employee-based student funding opportunities. Higher Education…

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Top 5 FAQs for Public and Private Colleges and Universities

Below, please find a resource developed by the Presidents’ Alliance, Supporting DACA Recipients on Campus: Top 5 FAQs for Public and Private Colleges and Universities. This FAQ address five common questions by campuses, students, and staff on the potential impact of a Supreme Court decision on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), renewal applications, employment…

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Institutional Admission and Financial Aid Policies for Undocumented Students Among Highly Ranked Institutions

Below, please find a resource developed by the Presidents’ Alliance, Supporting DACA Recipients on Campus: Top 5 FAQs for Public and Private Colleges and Universities. This FAQ address five common questions by campuses, students, and staff on the potential impact of a Supreme Court decision on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), renewal applications, employment…

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Best Practices

RAPID RESPONSE BRIEFING: June 22 Presidential Proclamation & Its Impacts on Higher Education and Other Sectors June 25, 2020 This rapid response briefing addressed the June 22 Presidential Proclamation that continues the suspension of immigrant visas and extends the suspension to include certain international workers and professionals. Who is affected by the Proclamation? What are…

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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…

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Advocacy

Template for Institutions to Submit Comment for Emergency Financial Grant Rule July 1, 2020 We partnered with Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education and TheDream.US to create Higher Education Template Comment for CARES Act Emergency Grant Exclusions, a new template that your institution can utilize to submit a comment in response to the U.S. Department of Education proposed interim final rule excluding…

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