College Presidents Must Be Loud and College Presidents Must Be Loud and Clear in Support of Immigration

July 11, 2018

“Openness to underserved students in our country, as well as to the talents brought by international students, are at the heart of our mission as institutions of higher education. Today, recognizing the heritage of immigrants to this country, and making sure that we continue to be open to the future contributions of immigrants, should be…

DACA Lives, but for How Long?

March 5, 2018

I think we need to look in two different directions. We need to continue to advocate and lobby for a permanent legislative solution, but we also need to think ahead about how can we best protect our students if that doesn’t happen,”said Dorothy Leland, chancellor of the University of California, Merced, Member, Presidents’ Alliance Steering…

University Presidents Call on Congress to Find ‘Narrowly Tailored Solution’ for Dreamers

January 11, 2018

A group representing the top executives of more than 200 colleges wrote to Congressional leaders on Thursday asking for a “narrowly tailored solution” to the possible lapsing of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.   Chronicle of Higher Education, January 11, 2018

New College Coalition for DREAMers

December 12, 2017

More than two dozen university and college presidents are joining forces to urge legal protection for undocumented “Dreamers” brought to the United States as children. The Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration includes top officials from the California State University system and Utah State University, as well as the presidents of Harvard, Princeton, Georgetown,…