A new scholarship illustrates again that states win when they welcome immigrants and lose when they turn them away.
How Educators and Communities Can Reduce the Fear of Deportation Among Unauthorized Students and Families
To ensure a safe learning environment, educators need to take action to support unauthorized students and students living in mixed-status families by discouraging the presence of ICE officers on school grounds and upholding the spirit of Plyler v. Doe.
A nationwide survey shows that DACA recipients are getting better jobs, earning more money, and acquiring more higher education.
Granting deferred action to eligible undocumented immigrants provides big economic gains for states.
The expansion of the 2012 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program will help those undocumented young people who did not meet the requirements of the initial program pursue higher education.
There are significant economic gains that stem from providing a temporary reprieve and work authorization to undocumented immigrants eligible for DACA and DAPA.
Undocumented students face numerous barriers to entering and completing higher education.
To help all Americans, affordable college proposals meant to expand access to higher education need to consider and eliminate the significant obstacles that undocumented students face.
As the courts debate President Barack Obama’s immigration directives, undocumented students continue to fight for access to higher education in Texas and other states.
Undocumented students must navigate a labyrinth of policies from federal, state, and postsecondary institutions to earn a college degree. Policymakers can help ensure that undocumented young people and the economy prosper by removing these barriers.
The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program has had an enormous effect on the lives of hundreds of thousands of undocumented young people and their families, but more needs to be done.
A deferred action program that includes temporary work permits would lead to significant increases in payroll tax revenues.
This analysis of the first year of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program examines its implementation; which groups have had the most success with the program; and the role that community-based organizations, new and traditional media, and the political context of individual states play in DACA implementation and outreach.