Massachusetts is poised to expand higher education access for young undocumented immigrants who call the commonwealth home. Included in the state’s budget for 2024 is a proposal broadening the number of local Dreamers who can qualify for in-state tuition rates at Massachusetts public and private universities.   Currently, only beneficiaries... Continue »
Undocumented students in Georgia protest for in-state tuition rates.
Her daily routine is persistent and unchanging: in the morning, work for eight hours, and then innumerable hours divided throughout the week between books, note-taking, essays, and online consultations in order to earn academic credit for her studies at the Community College. “No money for anything else” is a common refrain... Continue »
It is Unconstitutional and a Clear Violation of DHS Policy Yesterday, directly contradicting decades-old Supreme Court case law and federal policy on immigration enforcement around schools, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos argued that individual schools can decide to report students and families to immigration enforcement. U.S. Supreme Court... Continue »
Will DHS walk back or endorse assertion from Education Secretary Betsy DeVos that schools can decide whether to report undocumented students to immigration enforcement? U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos yesterday embraced the notion that individual schools can decide to report students and families to immigration enforcement – an... Continue »
Dreamers and advocates are sharing photos of their six-year-old selves today, for a special #TBT in honor of the Dream Act and the dreams of those growing up. According to Organizing for Action, which spearheaded the campaign, six years old is when the average DACA recipient came to the... Continue »
Ohio immigrant legislation will help cities protect their populations.
774 Institutions Across USA Ask House and Senate to Keep Our Doors Open to Dreamers “Who Seek to Contribute their Best to America” Cleveland, OH – Twenty-two Ohio colleges and universities have joined nearly 800 others across the United States to ask Congress to “pass a long-term legislative fix as soon... Continue »
Education leaders across America, who have a first-hand appreciation for how and why Dreamers should be able to continue their contributions, have been among the most vocal in criticizing President Trump’s decision to end DACA. New lawsuit from the University of California system challenges the end of DACA: Today, lawyers... Continue »
In what’s been called a “disgusting act of intimidation“, federal agents from the Customs and Immigration Service showed up at a public school in Queens last week looking for information on a fourth grader, before being turned away by a school safety agent and an administrator. Immigration agents come to... Continue »