Student Narrative: Nestor Vazquez

Nestor Vazquez State: Texas TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF AND WHAT YOU DO. “I am a self-employed business consultant dedicated to delivering high-quality advertising solutions and research to help my clients make their business better. I take pride in helping clients find practical solutions that will help their businesses grow and thrive. I am bilingual in […]

Student Narrative: Juan Piña Hernandez

Juan Piña Hernandez State: Texas TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF AND WHAT YOU DO. “I am currently an Operations Lead for H-E-B Grocery Company at the southern tip of Texas. My day to day involves developing Partners’ soft and hard skills while also innovating our operating procedures to create a better environment for our Partners and […]

Student Narrative: Hector Robledo

Hector Robledo State: Texas TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF AND WHAT YOU DO. “I work as an Academic Support Associate for students at the University of North Texas at Dallas where I am also a graduate student. I administer exams, oversee new student data files, process academic holds, and serve as a campus liaison.” TELL US […]

Student Narrative: Daniela Castillo Zapata

Daniela Castillo Zapata State: Texas TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF AND WHAT YOU DO. “I’m a Registered Nurse at Texas Children’s Hospital and work in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit – caring for our sickest children. I graduated from the University of Houston with a dual degree in Science in Nursing and Psychology.” TELL US WHY […]

Report: The Post-DACA Generation is Here

The Post-DACA Generation is Here Most of This Year’s 100,000 Undocumented High School Graduates Are Currently Ineligible for the Policy A new report finds that an estimated 100,000 undocumented students will graduate from high school in 2022, with most of them not eligible for DACA. The new FWD.us report, published in May 2022, The Post-DACA […]

Student Narrative: Jorge Contreras

Jorge Contreras State: Texas TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF AND WHAT YOU DO. “As a bilingual medical assistant, I am able to interact with our patients and better assist the physicians in treating them – from reviewing their medications to performing needed procedures.” TELL US WHY YOUR WORK MATTERS… “My work at The Neighborhood Doctor matters […]

Walking the Talk: How University Communities Can Foster Opportunities for Refugee Students

Walking the Talk: How University Communities Can Foster Higher Education Opportunities for Refugee Students & Scholars As part of an ongoing collaboration to scope what the U.S. higher education community is doing to support refugees and at-risk migrants, the University Alliance for Refugees and At-Risk Migrants (UARRM) and the Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and […]

Undocumented Students in Higher Education (Updated March 2021)

How Many Undocumented Students are in U.S. Colleges and Universities, and Who Are They? The Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration partnered with New American Economy to release an updated analysis of how many undocumented students are pursuing higher education in the United States: Undocumented Students in Higher Education: How Many Students are in U.S. Colleges and […]

Promising Practices: South Texas College (Integrated Career Pathways)

The South Texas College’s Integrated Career Pathways (ICP) program is designed to allow certain immigrant students without a high school diploma or high school equivalency (HSE) certificate to transition from contextualized English as a second language (ESL) into credit-bearing postsecondary occupational programs while acquiring an HSE certificate and basic literacy skills. The ICP program offers […]

Fact Sheet: Number of Dreamers Graduating from High School

On April 24, 2019, the Migration Policy Institute (MPI) released a new fact sheet: How Many Unauthorized Immigrants Graduate from the U.S. High Schools Annually? The research was commissioned by the Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration. The fact sheet may be downloaded using this link and can also be found at MPI’s website. […]