18 février 2017

Laureate Goes Public

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. For-profit Laureate Education becomes a publicly held company and the first such company to adopt benefit status, signaling its intent to focus on mission as well as money. Read more...

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Coping With Zero in Arizona

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Since losing all state funding two years ago, two large Arizona community colleges struggle with declining enrollments and budget cuts. Read more...

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Trump Says New Order on Immigration Possible

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. President Trump on Friday said he might sign a “brand-new order” on immigration as enforcement of his Jan. 27 executive order barring entry into the U.S. for nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries remains halted by the courts. Read more...

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Universities Cite 'Damaging Effects' of Trump Order

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. The eight universities in the Ivy League have joined nine other major research universities, including the University of Chicago, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Stanford University, in filing an amicus brief in a court challenge levied by the New York state attorney general and others opposing President Trump’s executive order temporarily barring entry by nationals of seven Muslim-majority countries and of refugees. Read more...

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DACA Permit Holder Detained

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. A 23-year-old immigrant detained by federal immigration authorities despite holding a permit under former President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is suing the government over his arrest, The New York Times reported. Read more...

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Trump: DACA a 'Difficult Subject'

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. In a news conference Thursday, President Trump came across as conflicted but noncommittal when asked about his plans for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, an Obama-era program under which more than 700,000 young people who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children, many of them college students, have gained temporary protection from deportation and renewable work permits. Read more...

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Trump Plans New Executive Order on Immigration

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. President Trump said Thursday he will issue a new executive order on immigration after federal courts blocked his administration from enforcing a Jan. 27 order barring entry into the U.S. by refugees and nationals of seven Muslim-majority countries. Read more...

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Presidents: Trump Order 'Staining' U.S. Reputation

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. A group of presidents and chancellors from 48 leading universities, including all eight Ivy League institutions, the University of Michigan, and seven University of California campuses, signed a letter to President Trump on Thursday calling him to “rectify or rescind” an executive order barring entry into the U.S. for 90 days or more for nationals of seven Muslim countries. Read more...

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16 Attorneys General: Trump Order Harms Higher Ed

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit is set to hear oral arguments today in the Trump administration’s appeal of a temporary restraining order that forced it to halt enforcement of an executive order barring the entry of refugees and nationals of seven Muslim-majority countries. Read more...

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Rutgers Advocacy Effort Calls for BRIDGE Act for Undocumented Students

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Students at Rutgers University have sent more than 6,000 letters to their U.S. senators and representatives in support of a bill that would provide "provisional protected presence" and employment authorization to young immigrants who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children. Read more...

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