Alabama Hispanic students not coming back

"Over a month after the nation’s toughest immigration law took effect in Alabama, hundreds of Hispanic students are still missing from the state’s public school system – and they are likely gone for good." - Politico, Nov. 2, 2011 .

Undocumented students find the path through college

"Salgado is fortunate that private universities like Dominican make a conscious effort to help undocumented students. Merit and private scholarships will cover two-thirds of her tuition. Dominican University President Donna Carroll said it is part of her school’s Catholic mission to...

Freedom University: secret school for undocumented students in Georgia

CNN Video : In their spare time, university professors run an 'underground academic railroad' for undocumented students banned from Georgia higher education.

Despite immigration reforms, many young immigrants still in limbo

"It wasn't until his senior year of high school in North Carolina that Monji Dolon found out about his murky immigration status. His family had emigrated from Bangladesh in 1991 when Dolon was 5 years old and since then Dolon, his mother and his brother have lived without legal residency...

Coming out as undocumented in the suburbs

"Jonathan Perez felt the surprised stares as he ate his Chinese food. The East Los Angeles College student wore a t-shirt with the word “undocumented” emblazoned across his chest in large letters. It's what he is: Since Perez jumped the border at age three fleeing his native...

Texas colleges to send out reminders to undocumented students

"Just in case undocumented students receiving in-state tuition at Texas public colleges and universities forget that they pledged to apply for permanent residency status as soon as possible, a new rule approved today by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board requires their institutions...

Tech Titans Fund Undocumented Students

"A group of Silicon Valley technology leaders, impatient with attempts to rewrite immigration laws, is funding efforts to help undocumented youths attend college, find jobs and stay in the country despite their illegal status. The group includes Jeff Hawkins, inventor of the Palm Pilot;...

Advance Copy of ICE Notice: Employment Authorization for Syrian F-1 Nonimmigrant Students Experiencing Severe Economic Hardship as a Direct Result of Civil Unrest in Syria Since March 2011

"This notice announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) has suspended certain regulatory requirements for F-1 nonimmigrant students whose country of citizenship is Syria and who are experiencing severe economic hardship as a direct result of the civil unrest in Syria since March...

Syria TPS: Correction; Employment Authorization for F-1 Students

Correction : "In notice document 2012–7498 appearing on pages 19026 through 19030 in the issue of Thursday, March 29, 2012, make the following corrections: 1. On page 19026, third column, in the DATES section, in the last sentence, ‘‘September 30, 2013’’ should read...

Exporting Our 'Secret Sauce'

"While we educate the best talent from the four corners of the world, we have forgotten to keep the pick of the litter in the United States to develop economic prosperity and instead have contributed to the purge of technical talent back to where it came from by holding back work visas...

Keeping the Dream Alive: Undocumented Students Eye Uncertain Future, as Federal Reform Stalls

OKLAHOMA CITY: "Marcos dreams of being an architect. Maria wants to be a child psychologist and a teacher. Julia isn’t sure what type of career she would pursue, but she loves writing and has already written a play. The three are high-school students at Santa Fe South School in Oklahoma...

Law Profs to Obama: You Have Authority to Help DREAMers

"This week student leaders presented White House officials with a letter signed by more than 90 immigration law professors who argued that the president has “clear executive authority” to halt deportations of illegal immigrants who might benefit from the student legislation. The...

Student worker visas draw complaints

"Almost 17,000 college students from around the world worked in seasonal jobs in New England last year, and in doing so, have become the latest flashpoint in the battle over foreign workers and American jobs. With the economy still struggling and teen unemployment at record levels, supporters...

Napolitano: Deferred Action for DREAMers

Text of June 15, 2012 DHS Press Release , with link to implementing memo : "Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano today announced that effective immediately, certain young people who were brought to the United States as young children , do not present a risk to national security...

Obama's New Immigration Policy: Disappointment Is in the Details

"Within the niche where I reside, most of my friends and colleagues are supporters of President Obama. He is one of us: a former law professor, a liberal, and—a point of pride for many of us—a person of color who has navigated his way in the whitest of worlds. But among those of us who...

USCIS to Propose SSN/DL Solution for F/M Students on 14 Sept 2012

"The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements (SAVE) Programs are aware of current difficulties that some F and M students have when applying for public benefit such as a Social Security number...

Advance Copy of DHS / ICE Notice: EAD Extension for Certain Haitian F-1 Students

"This notice informs the public of the extension of an earlier notice, which suspended certain requirements for F-1 nonimmigrant students whose country of citizenship is Haiti and who are experiencing severe economic hardship as a direct result of the January 12, 2010 earthquake in Haiti. This notice...

International Students Boost State Economies by $21.81 Billion

"Each November, NAFSA issues a report – including detailed state-by-state analysis – on the economic benefits of spending by international students and their dependents to the U.S. economy. The latest analysis shows that, during the 2011-2012 academic year, international students and...

Advance Copy of ICE Notice: Extension of Employment Authorization for Certain Syrian F-1 Students

"This notice informs the public of the extension of an earlier notice, which suspended certain requirements for F-1 nonimmigrant students whose country of citizenship is Syria and who are experiencing severe economic hardship as a direct result of the civil unrest in Syria since March 2011. This...

ICE Notice: Extension of Employment Authorization for Syrian F–1 Nonimmigrant Students Experiencing Severe Economic Hardship as a Direct Result of Civil Unrest in Syria Since March 2011

"This notice informs the public of the extension of an earlier notice, which suspended certain requirements for F–1 nonimmigrant students whose country of citizenship is Syria and who are experiencing severe economic hardship as a direct result of the civil unrest in Syria since March 2011...

Miami Law Clinic Students Win Landmark Immigration Case

"Students in Miami Law's Immigration Clinic obtained a landmark decision terminating immigration court proceedings against their client because of illegal conduct by Hollywood police. The decision may be the first to recognize that Constitutional violations by local police can warrant the exclusion...

Advance Copy of TPS Extension for Haiti; EADs for Certain Students

"Through this Notice, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) is extending the designation of Haiti for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months from July 23, 2014 through January 22, 2016." - FR Doc. 2014-04593 Filed 02...

Extension of TPS for Haiti

"Through this Notice, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announces that the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) is extending the designation of Haiti for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months from July 23, 2014 through January 22, 2016." - Federal Register / Vol. 79,...

OFAC General License G Affects Iranian Students

"Today, the Office of Foreign Assets Control issued Iran General License G authorizing accredited U.S. academic institutions to establish and operate undergraduate and graduate academic exchange agreements with Iranian universities, including the provision of scholarships to participating Iranian...

DHS Report on International Students Studying in USA

" The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP), part of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), released “SEVIS by the Numbers,” a quarterly report of international students studying in the United States, Wednesday. The report...