“I am deeply troubled by President Trump’s decision to effectively end the DACA program and uproot the lives of an estimated 800,000 Dreamers across the nation. This backward-thinking, far-reaching move threatens to separate families and derail the futures of some of this country’s brightest young minds, thousands of whom currently attend or have graduated from the University of California.
University of California President Janet Napolitano blasted the idea of ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program on Thursday afternoon.
“Throwing them all into a life of uncertainty is just wrong,” she said during a question-and-answer session after delivering a keynote address at the American Political Science Association annual meeting in San Francisco...
LAUC recently published a Statement of Principles on Undocumented Students. LAUC welcomes and supports all students, faculty, and staff regardless of immigration status, in accordance with the University of California Statement of Principles in Support of Undocumented Members of the UC Community.
Five years ago this week, when I was secretary of Homeland Security, we began accepting the first Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) applications from “dreamers” who had been brought to this country without documentation when they were children.
I will never forget that day: Tens of thousands of some of the best and brightest young people in our country applied to the program and celebrated their ability to live, work and learn in the only nation most of them had ever known.