AACC joins ACE and other education leaders in a letter to President Trump urging support of DACA and Dreamer students. Download the letter as a PDF.
Sens. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) today introduced the Dream Act of 2017, which would provide a path to legal status and eventually citizenship for people that came to this country when they were children. AACC remains strongly supportive of this important legislation. This latest incarnation of the Dream Act would confer conditional Read More »
A June 15 Department of Homeland Security memo states that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program will remain in effect. The memo, for the most part, is concerned with rescinding an Obama administration initiative for undocumented parents of citizens or legal residents and an extension of the DACA program. Neither was ever implemented Read More »
AACC President and CEO Walter Bumphus, along with ACCT President and CEO J. Noah Brown, has written a letter of endorsement for the Pell Grant Preservation and Expansion Act to the House and Senate sponsors of the bill. The legislation would enhance the Pell Grant program in a number of ways long supported by AACC, Read More »