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ACE - DACA LetterIMMIGRATION POST-ELECTION Q & A:
DACA Students, “Sanctuary Campuses,” and Institutional or Community Assistance

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September 19, 2017
Supreme Court Amicus Brief on the Travel Ban (Read)  

September 12, 2017
ACE-led Coalition letter to Congressional leaders on DACA (Read

September 12, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in Slate article "Measuring the Mizzou Effect." (Read

September 12, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in Forbes article "Conservatives' Rising Concern About the Value of College." (Read

September 6, 2017
Coalition letter to Secretary DeVos Re: FSEOG Funds and Hurricane Harvey (Read

September 6, 2017
Coalition letter to Congressional leaders Re: DACA (Read

September 5, 2017
AASCU Letter to Congressional leaders Re: DACA (Read

September 5, 2017
Coalition letter to Senate leaders on retaining funds in the Pell Grant program (Read

September 1, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in Inside Higher Ed article "DeVos and Team Put Own Stamp on Oversight." (Read

August 31, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in Associated Press story "Ex-DeVry Dean to Probe For-Profit Colleges; Critics Pounce (Read

August 31, 2017
Ed Trust Coalition Letter to President Trump Re: DACA Program (Read

August 30, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in The Post article "Uncertainty, decline in come mark university's budget." (Read

August 30, 2017
Community comments on net neutrality to the FCC (Read

August 30, 2017
HACU Coalition Letter to President Trump Re: DACA Program (Read

August 28, 2017
ACE Coalition Letter to President Trump Re: DACA Program (Read

August 4, 2017
Coalition letter to the Agency Reform Task Force (Read

August 2, 2017
Coalition letter in support of the Dream Act of 2017 (Read

July 27, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in Sun Sentinel article "Students have fewer options as for-profit colleges struggle to survive." (Read

July 25, 2017
Coalition letter to Senate Committee leaders supporting the Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017 (Read

July 25, 2017
Coalition letter to Senate leaders in support of the Dream Act of 2017 (Read

July 25, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in The Chronicle of Higher Education article "On Administrative Spending, WHich Colleges Get the Most Bang for the Buck?" (Read

July 24, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in Education Week article "Betsy DeVos is a K-12 Advocate. So Why All the Action in Higher Ed?" (Read

July 23, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in The Morning Call article "On campus and in 'The House,' college costs remain an obstacle (Read

July 22, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in WHBH Radio story "Loan Limbo-While For-Profit College Students Wait, Trump Administration Stalls." (Read

July 20, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in Diverse article "Beleaguered For-profit EDMC Still Seeking Financial Way Out." (Read

July 20, 2017
AASCU Statement on the introduction of the Dream Act of 2017 (Read

July 19, 2017

Coalition letter to House Appropriations Committee leaders on the Fiscal Year 2018 Labor-HHS Appropriations bill (Read

July 18, 2017

Coalition letter in support of the "Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017." (Read

July 18, 2017

Coalition letter opposing the $3.3 billion rescission from Pell Grants included in the FY 2018 Labor-HHS Appropriations Bill. (Read

July 17, 2017
Coalition letter regarding concerns on the Fiscal Year 2018 appropriations bill reported out of the Labor-HHS-Education Subcommittee on July 13th (Read

July 17, 2017
Coalition letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly on student visas (Read)  

July 17, 2017
Coalition comments before the Federal Communications Commission in the Matter of Restoring Internet Freedom (Read

July 17, 2017
Coalition letter to the Senate Finance Committee on Tax Reform and Higher Education (Read

July 13, 2017

AASCU's Statement on Meeting with Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on campus sexual assault (Read

July 12, 2017
AASCU's Thomas Harnisch and Michael Zola Presentation at SHEEO Annual Meeting: "The Feds, The Future" (Read

July 12, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in NPR story "Back to the Starting Line on Regulation For-Profit Colleges." (Read)

July 10, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in U.S. News and World Report article "Trump Administration Begins Rewriting For-Profit Regulations." (Read)  

June 27, 2017
Coalition letter to Senate leaders regarding the "Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017." (Read

June 27, 2017
AASCU statement on U.S. Supreme Court decision regarding the travel ban cited in Inside Higher Ed (Read

June 27, 2017
AASCU statement on U.S. Supreme Court decision regarding the travel ban (Read)

June 26, 2017
AASCU's Thomas Harnisch quoted in Reuters article "Your Money: How you can get miles for your student loan (Read

June 15, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in Inside Higher Ed article "Reset of Rules Aimed at For-Profits Begins." (Read

June 15, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in Miami Herald article "Defrauded students were about to get federal help with loans. Now they have to wait." (Read

June 14, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in The Chronicle of Higher Education story "What DeVos's 'Reset' on 2 Major Consumer Rules Means for Colleges." (Read

June 14, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in Diverse article "Advocacy Pan DeVos Rollback of For-profit College Regulations." (Read)

June 14, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in The Associated Press article "For-profit college watchdog under federal scrutiny." (Read

June 10, 2017
AASCU's Thomas Harnisch and Dylan Opalich Presentation the Civic Engagement and Democratic Leadership Conference with NASPA on Federal and State Policy (Read

June 2, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in The Washington Post article "Is Treasury best suited to handle student financial aid?" (Read

May 16, 2017
AASCU cited in Inside Higher Ed article "Push for 'Unit Records' Revived (Read

May 15, 2017
AASCU cited in The Chronicle of Higher Education article "Federal Lawmakers Begin New Push for Student-Outcomes Data." (Read)

May 8, 2017
Coalition letter to Committee on Appropriations leaders on Fiscal Year 2017 Appropriations Bill (Read)

May 2, 2017
AASCU's Thomas Harnisch quoted in Diverse Issues in Higher Education article "Top Colleges Urged to Boost Percentage of Pell Grant Students" (Read)

May 1, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in The Washington Post article "Congressional budget deal wards off Trump's wish list of higher-education cuts" (Read)

April 28, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in Governing article "U.S. Universities Fear Losing International Students" (Read)

April 27, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in Inside Higher Ed article "Steady Hand in an Unpredictable Time" (Read)

April 14, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in The Chronicle of Higher Education article "Incentives to Attend Private Colleges Could Save States Money and Raise Graduation Rates" (Read)

April 3, 2017
AASCU Statement on Senator Sanders' College Affordability Proposal (Read)

April 3, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in The Daily Iowan article "Budget Endangers Pell Grants" (Read)

March 27, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in Inside Higher Ed article "Long Road for Regulatory Rollbacks" (Read)

March 23, 2017
AASCU Federal Highlights, 12th Week of 115th Congress (Read)

March 22, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in Inside Higher Ed article "Do Pell Grants Discourage Marriage?" (Read)

March 16, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in Diverse article "Higher Ed Leaders Lambaste Federal Budget Proposal." (Read

March 16, 2017
AASCU Statement on Proposed "Skinny Budget" (Read

March 16, 2017
AASCU Federal Highlights, 11th Week of 115th Congress (Read

March 8, 2017
AASCU quoted in The Chronicle of Higher Education article "Senate Does Away With Obama Teacher-Prep Regulations." (Read

March 7, 2017
Coalition letter to Senate leaders on teacher preparation programs (Read)  

March 6, 2017
Student Aid Alliance letter on Fiscal Year 2017 Appropriations Bill (Read

March 6, 2017
AASCU's Makese Motley quoted in Buzzfeed News article "Campus Rape Victims Are Waiting Years For Title IX Complaints to Be Resolved." (Read

March 6, 2017
AASCU statement on travel ban cited in Inside Higher Ed story "Trump Signs New Travel Ban." (Read)  

March 6, 2017
AASCU Letter to U.S. Senate regarding Teacher Preparation Regulations (Read)

March 1, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in Bloomberg article "A Bitter Fight Begins Over an Obama Education Legacy." (Read

February 27, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in The Virginian-Pilot article "Watchdog agency warns of costly student loan data errors." ( Read)

February 21, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in Reveal article "For nearly 200 for-profit colleges, taxpayers pay the bills." ( Read

February 20, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in Spartan Newsroom article "Threatened cut in federal funds would hurt research, low-income students." ( Read

February 8, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in Inside Higher Ed article "The DeVos Agenda." ( Read

February 7, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in Diverse article "DeVos Confirmation Fails to End Uncertainty." ( Read

February 7, 2017
AASCU Letter to the U.S. House Education and Workforce Committee regarding Teacher Preparation Regulations ( Read

February 7, 2017
AASCU Statement on the Confirmation of Betsy DeVos as U.S. Secretary of Education ( Read)  

February 6, 2017
Coalition letter to Rep. Foxx and Rep. Scott re: Resolution of disapproval to block implementation of the Teacher Preparation Rule ( Read

February 3, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in the News and Advance article "Private college memo could be Falwell task force playbook." ( Read)

February 3, 2017
AASCU cited in The Hill article "598 colleges have 'concerns' on Trump travel ban." ( Read

February 3, 2017
Coalition, campus-sign on letter to Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly regarding immigration ( Read

February 2, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in Bloomberg article "No, Trump can't cut UC-Berkley's Federal Funding by Himself." ( Read

February 2, 2017
AASCU's Federal Highlights -- 5th Week of 115th Congress ( Read

February 2, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in Buzzfeed article "This Congresswoman Just Called Trump a 'Bully' For Threatening to Cut a University's Funding." ( Read

January 31, 2017
Coalition letter to Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security John Kelly regarding President Trump's Executive Order on immigration and its effects on international students ( Read

January 30, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in Chicago Tribune story "Universities advise some students, scholars not to travel abroad." ( Read

January 29, 2017
AASCU Statement Re: President Trump's Executive Order on immigration ( Read

January 28, 2017
AASCU's message to public college leaders regarding President Trump's Executive Order on immigration ( Read

January 19, 2017
AASCU Federal Highlights - 3rd Week of the 115th Congress ( Read)

January 18, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in Diverse Issues in Higher Education article "DeVos Calls for Higher Ed Reset at Factious Hearing." ( Read

January 17, 2017
Joint letter with APLU to U.S. Department of Education regarding the Pell Dissaggregates in the IPEDS Outcome Measures ( Read)  

January 17, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in the The Daily Beast story "Will Trump Clamp Down on For-Profit Colleges---or Reverse Obama's Regulations?" ( Read

January 15, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quote in The Inquirer story "The challenge for college presidents under Trump: When to speak out." ( Read

January 12, 2017
Coalition letter to Senators Graham and Durbin supporting the Bridge Act ( Read

January 9, 2017
AASCU's Barmak Nassirian quoted in The Washington Post article "Feds say too many career-training programs, for-profit schools leaving graduates saddled with debt." ( Read

January 5, 2017
AASCU's Makese Motley quoted in Buzzfeed News article "Senators Urge Trump Not to Roll Back Federal Rules on Campus Rape." ( Read

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