Supreme Court Ruling Relieves DACA Students and Energizes Activism

The [SCOTUS] decision [on DACA], coming on the heels of an equally surprising vote in support of LGBTQ rights, is likely to further energize college leaders who have been working to offer emotional and academic support to undocumented students, said Miriam Feldblum, executive director of the Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration. The organization, which consists of 450 college presidents and chancellors, works to improve conditions for immigrant students on campuses.

“This decision is transformative in demonstrating what we can do and must continue to do, walking alongside students who have risked so much,” said Feldblum, a former dean of students at Pomona College.

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