Undocumented and DACA Students at College: 4 Legal Hot Spots

Undocumented and DACA Students at College: 4 Legal Hot Spots

How Immigration Reform Affects Your Institution

Getting a college education is a key component of the American Dream for many individuals.

But what happens to prospective students who entered this country illegally as children?

Are undocumented college students eligible for in-state tuition? And are they eligible for financial aid?

Welcome to the world of the “DREAMers,” the term for young people protected from deportation under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

Established by President Obama in 2012, and expanded by his executive action in 2014, this initiative is making headlines across the country—and it could make waves on your campus.

Multiple court cases demonstrate the legal impact of immigration issues on colleges and universities.

Benefits

Your presenter reviews legal cases that involve immigration and higher education and help prepare you to address matters involving undocumented college and DACA students.

The session focuses on the following key immigration issues for colleges and universities:

  • Eligibility for resident tuition and financial aid
  • Applications for employment and licensed occupations
  • Direct and collateral challenges to DACA
  • Challenges to benefits for U.S. citizen children of undocumented parents

Get the expert advice you need to understand this environment and develop best practices to help you serve all your students.

Learning Goals

After participating in this seminar, you’ll be able to:

  • Recognize the unique challenges DACA and undocumented college students face with regard to resident tuition and financial aid
  • Identify the specific challenges DACA and undocumented college students encounter with employment and licensed occupations
  • Describe the impact of direct and collateral challenges to DACA
  • Explain how some U.S. citizen children face specific challenges regarding their benefits, if their parents are undocumented

Topics Covered

Nearly three dozen cases involving immigration law and higher education have gone through the courts in the past 10 years, and DACA has generated significant legal action in just the past two.

This is why ordering Undocumented and DACA Students at College: 4 Legal Hot Spots is such a proactive move.

Learn:

  • The most important differences between undocumented college students and their peers
  • The key offices and departments that need updates on developments in immigration law
  • The impact DREAMers’ self-definition will have on college and university staff

Current events have reignited and expanded the national conversation about immigration and the impact of DACA.

This online presentation gives you up-to-the-minute and expert advice on one of the most controversial topics in higher education today.

Audience

The intersection between immigration law and higher education is such a complicated and rapidly evolving legal environment that it doesn’t matter how much experience you have with the topics—individuals at all levels will benefit from Undocumented and DACA Students at College: 4 Legal Hot Spots.

Issues involving undocumented college and DACA students will affect all colleges and universities, but two- and four-year public institutions are likely to feel the effects most strongly.

This seminar provides individuals in the following positions with essential information they need to do their jobs effectively:

  • Academic administrators
  • Student affairs and other student support personnel
  • Admissions and financial aid officers
  • Career services and placement personnel
  • International student administrators

Purchase

Order today. Learn about your responsibilities under the law—and what to do about them—in Undocumented and DACA Students at College: 4 Legal Hot Spots, a Magna Online Seminar.

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