06 novembre 2018

The app that puts college within reach of Dreamers

eCampus NewsAccording to the U.S. Department of Education, about 65,000 undocumented students graduate every year from high school. But too many of them are thwarted from pursuing higher education because they don’t qualify for federal student aid. More...

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25 septembre 2018

Income Share Agreements for Undocumented Students

HomeBy Paul Fain. Colorado Mountain College today announced the creation of an income-share agreement fund aimed at undocumented students and others who are not eligible to receive federal financial aid, including Dreamers, or students who are eligible for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. More...

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27 août 2018

Ministry to evict illegal residents in student housing

Madagascar's Higher Education and Scientific Research Minister Marie Monique Rasoazananera has expressed her determination to evict those individuals who have no right to live in official student accommodation and who are causing serious overcrowding. More...

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28 mai 2018

The unseen obstacles facing undocumented college students

University Business Magazine logoUndocumented students already have a hard road to get through college. Just 5 to 10 percent of the 65,000 undocumented students who graduate from high school continue on to college. More...

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27 mai 2018

Six times as many new medical students from London as from north-east

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianOnly 245 students from north-east England started medicine and dentistry degrees last year. More...

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31 mars 2018

College financial aid for unauthorized immigrants? It could happen in N.J.

University Business Magazine logoLawmakers changed the rules five years ago to allow immigrants living in the country illegally to pay in-state tuition at New Jersey's colleges and universities. More...

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28 janvier 2018

Colleges scramble to help undocumented students

University Business Magazine logoThere was little progress toward a bipartisan deal to protect the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which prevents the deportation of undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children, in exchange for Democrats’ votes to prevent a government shutdown by January 19. More...

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17 janvier 2018

Educators must help undocumented students feel safe, supported

University Business Magazine logoIn this guest column, three researchers talk about the thousands of children and young adults awaiting a decision on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or DACA program, which grants protected legal status to young people brought here illegally as children by their parents. More...

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12 janvier 2018

Berkeley Backs Undocumented Student

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The University of California, Berkeley, has issued a statement saying that it is trying to help an undocumented student who has been detained by the Department of Homeland Security. The student was detained when he was caught in an immigration checkpoint. More...

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26 novembre 2017

Higher ed institutions work to better inform their communities while supporting undocumented students

University Business Magazine logoThe Trump administration’s plan to phase out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy by not accepting new applicants is another shift in immigration laws that leaves many students unsure of their status on and off campus. More...

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