1. IN THE NEWS: Should Universities Sever Ties With ICE?

    July 25, 2018

    As anger over the Trump administration’s immigration policies has mounted, universities are facing calls to sever their contracts with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.


  2. University of Michigan creates website to help DACA students

    April 27, 2018

    ANN ARBOR, MI – The University of Michigan has launched a new website to serve as a resource for undocumented students, including those who have DACA status, even as their fate in the United States remains unclear. The website features four components – supportive services, community support, external funding and parent information – aiming to Read more


  3. Documentary ‘Me, the Other’ focuses on friendship as basis for social change

    April 9, 2018

    By Bruce Walton | The Chronicle-Telegram OBERLIN — One of the worst feelings is that of being disconnected, a minority, the “other.” Not just alone, but knowing that a fundamental part of you, for what ever reason, doesn’t belong. Community members and Oberlin College students got to see how 12 people felt like that in a unique Read more


  4. Census citizenship question raises concerns among immigrant population at University

    April 2, 2018

    The United States Commerce Department announced on March 26 the 2020 census will include a question asking respondents whether they are U.S. citizens. Made during a heated national debate on immigration policy, the decision has raised significant questions about potential effects of the change at the University of Michigan. According to a statement released by the department, the decision will Read more


  5. Facing graduation, undocumented students enter uncharted territory

    March 8, 2018

    ELIZABETH LAWRENCE | Daily Staff Reporter & SHANNON ORS | Daily Staff Reporter The University of Michigan has pledged not to disclose immigration status of its students. However, once undocumented students at the University graduate, the future is hazy. This is especially true with those receiving Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, DACA, which can be renewed every two Read more


  6. Undocumented students work with University to provide more resources

    March 6, 2018

    LIZABETH LAWRENCE | Daily Staff Reporter Latinx students have become the fastest-growing population at the University of Michigan, swelling from 4.75 percent of the student body in 2012 to 6 percent in 2016. For decades preceding this recent growth, however, they have been organizing for greater institutional support for their community. This long history can easily go unacknowledged, as it Read more


  7. For Michigan “DREAMers,” uncertainty over their status is taking a toll

    February 13, 2018

    What do we do about the “DREAMers,” the hundreds of thousands of people who were brought to this country illegally as children by their guardians or parents? The answer to this question still eludes Congress, despite two brief government shutdowns that happened in large part over legislators’ inability to agree on a solution.


  8. UMich president ‘deeply disappointed’ in Trump’s decision on DACA

    September 6, 2017

    University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel expressed deep disappointment in the administration of President Donald Trump’s announcement Tuesday, Sept. 5, that it planned to end the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.


  9. University of Michigan refuses to disclose students’ immigration information

    January 29, 2017

    University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel released a statement Saturday morning affirming the University’s commitment to international students and faculty. Despite an executive order signed Friday by President Donald Trump that bans the immigration and travel of people from many Muslim-majority countries, Schlissel said the University will not release the immigration status information of its students.