A Call to Support Undocumented Students

Community College Times

CCCIE’s new report, DREAMING BIG offers recommendations and promising practices to help two-year colleges improve services for undocumented students, particularly in light of the new Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

Deferred Action Rules Could Lead to Increased Enrollment

Community College Times

On August 15th, the USCIS began accepting requests for consideration of “deferred action” for certain eligible youths who came to the U.S.

Immigrants Line Up for 2-Year Chance to Stay

National Journal

Thousands across the country participate in free or low-cost workshops and immigration clinics for immigrant youths and their families to get information or to apply for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, which could benefit an estimated 1.7 million young undocumented immigrants.

New Report Emphasizes Role of Community Colleges for Immigrant Success

Hispanic Outlook

The role of Community Colleges is to service both the unprepared immigrant population and the already educated.

JUST DREAMING? Colleges Brace to Meet the Needs of Immigrant Students if Federal Bill Creates Path to Legal Status

Diverse Issues in Higher Education

Many of the nation’s colleges and universities are not sure what the proposed DREAM Act would mean for their institutions – and a number of them are operating amid confusion in trying to serve undocumented students legally in light of the defeat of the measure in the Senate last year to pass the legislation.

America’s Community Colleges

Science Magazine

In the 2009 American Graduation Initiative, President Obama enthusiastically highlighted the importance of community colleges—publicly funded 2-year institutions—for meeting the projected growth in jobs requiring a college degree.

Community Colleges Urged to Do More for Immigrants

Inside Higher Education

Many community colleges “struggle” to “effectively meet the needs of immigrants,” says a new report from the Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education.

How to Help Immigrant Students

Community College Spotlight published by the Hechinger Report and on the Education Week’s College Bound Blog

Community colleges must find ways to serve an increasingly diverse immigrant population with limited funds, urges a report by the Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education.

Community Colleges Are Urged to Take Innovative Steps to Serve Immigrant Students

Chronicle of Higher Education

Community colleges must develop innovative and customized approaches to serve a growing number of immigrant students, says CCCIE’s report.

When it Comes to Immigrants, Colleges Offer an Open Door

Community College Times

Community colleges across the country are not only providing extensive assistance and services to their immigrant students—whether they are here legally or not—they are also educating the public about the value of educating all students.