Undocumented Graduate Students Initiative

The Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education & Immigration (Presidents’ Alliance), in collaboration with university and organizational partners, established the Undocumented Graduate Student Initiative in September 2019 to develop resources for institutions seeking to recruit, enroll, and support undocumented graduate and professional students, as well as for undocumented students seeking to pursue graduate or advanced degrees. […]

Higher Education Guide to Funding Opportunities for Undocumented Students

This resource provides guidelines and suggestions for higher education institutions who wish to establish and implement funding and experiential learning opportunities for undergraduate and graduate undocumented students. The guide compares admissions and funding opportunities for undocumented students, including Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients, provides an overview of funding and financial aid options, and […]

Creating Fellowships Program: A Guide For Educational Institutions

This document provides an overview of fellowships, which are often used in an educational context to support students in their studies or professional development and can provide a sum of money. The document examines best practices in crafting an “inclusive” fellowship that is available for all students regardless of immigration status. The guide differentiates between […]

Supporting DACA Recipients on Campus: Top 5 FAQs for Public and Private Colleges and Universities

This guide addresses five common questions by campuses, students, and staff on the potential impact of a negative federal court decision on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). The guide addresses questions concerning renewal applications, employment options, REAL ID, and access to higher education. The following questions are covered: When should DACA recipients renew their […]