1. Undocumented student to share her story at commencement

    April 29, 2019

    As thousands of University of Michigan students prepare to graduate this weekend, the achievement is particularly special for the Navarrete family. Alejandro and Yvonne Navarrete came to the United States from northern Mexico with their mother and younger brother as undocumented immigrants when they were just 4 and 2 years old. Their father, who migrated Read more


  2. Travel Ban Update From The International Center

    June 26, 2018

    On June 26, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court announced its decision in the Trump v. Hawaii travel ban case. Since the Supreme Court ruled for the government, this decision means that the travel ban will continue to be in effect. After the decision was announced, U-M’s President Mark S. Schlissel issued a statement expressing the University’s disappointment in this Read more


  3. SCHLISSEL: Decision on Supreme Court Travel Ban

    June 26, 2018

    Today’s Supreme Court ruling is disappointing and detrimental to higher education in the United States. Discouraging peaceful students and scholars from pursuing their ambitions at America’s colleges and universities will weaken our nation intellectually and economically.


  4. Statement on DACA from President Mark Schlissel

    September 3, 2017

    I stand with hundreds of universities across the country – and Congressional, state, business, and community leaders from both parties – to urge President Trump to continue the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program so our students can continue to dream and contribute to our nation’s intellectual and economic leadership.