University President Drew G. Faust on Tuesday joined over two dozen university presidents in the new Presidents’ Alliance of Higher Education and Immigration, a coalition that pledges to support undocumented and international students on campuses across the United States.
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The group announced its launch in a press release Tuesday, citing the “urgent threat” recipients of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals currently face. The alliance also called on Congress to pass legislation protecting undocumented students after President Donald Trump’s Sept. 2017 decision to repeal DACA, an Obama-era program that allowed undocumented youth to legally live and work in the United States.
“The Alliance will support adoption of best practices on campuses, and work in a unified
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