Logo for: President's Alliance Higher Education & Immigration

The RESPONSE (Refugee Sponsorship for Education) Campaign

From 2021 to 2023 the RESPONSE Campaign: College and University Sponsorship of Refugee Students, gathered a coalition of partners and students with refugee backgrounds to build support for a new college and university refugee sponsorship program, by providing refugee students expanded pathways to resettle, study, and obtain legal permanent residence in the U.S.

Representatives from approximately sixty organizations and institutions were engaged in the Initiative, developing a report, University Sponsorship of Refugee Students: Initiative on Increasing U.S. Education Pathways for Refugee Students. The report outlines a path and recommendations for the U.S. to develop, implement, and sustain a university sponsorship program for refugee students

This initiative led to the launch in July 2023 of the Welcome Corps on Campus, by the State Department.

Have Additional Questions?

Want to know more? Please use our expert assistance form to get in touch with the Higher Ed Immigration Portal.

Contact Us