Higher Ed Weighs in on Immigration Order
02/06/2017 — AACC, along with many community colleges, have signed onto two letters sent by the American Council on Education to Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelley expressing concerns with President Trump’s executive order on immigration.
Joint AACC-ACCT DACA Letter Issued
01/07/2017 — AACC and ACCT sent a joint letter to President-elect Trump urging him to maintain the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
Community College Agenda for the Trump Administration
12/20/2016 — AACC is pleased to present its vision of how the federal government can help community colleges fulfill their mission of building a stronger America by providing high-quality education and related programs.
DOL Announced America’s Promise Grants
11/18/2016 — The Department of Labor (DOL) announced that $111 million of America’s Promise Grants have been awarded to 23 partnerships to support tuition-free education and training.
NILC Issues DACA Recommendations
11/17/2016 — This document issued by the National Immigration Law Center outlines some of the possibilities and makes general recommendations for students that are considering applying for DACA for the first time or renewing their DACA status.