U.S. universities in states that border Mexico are developing support systems, transportation options, and faculty policies that reflect the difficulties of attending class in one nation while living in another.
A new report indicates that 98,000 undocumented students graduate from U.S. high schools every year, up significantly from prior estimates placing that number at 65,000 students.
Continuing its support for undocumented students, Georgetown has called on top congressional leaders to pass permanent protections that relieve university communities experiencing “high anxiety and uncertainty.”
Launched at a late-July conference, a new consortium aims to harness university communities’ potential to empower and protect refugees and at-risk migrants.
Advocacy organizations have seen growth in scholarship applications from DACA students, who also are persevering to stay enrolled in school, “often at higher rates than their U.S.-citizen counterparts,” according to The Hechinger Report
A profile of Kansas City, Missouri, college junior Victor Perez drives home the the numerous obstacles that complicate the path to a college degree for undocumented students.