University Statements

Multi-university amicus brief filed in ongoing DACA litigation

April 12, 2018
Stanford joined in the brief, filed in the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Stanford’s commitments to undocumented students

February 23, 2018
Provost Persis Drell addresses Stanford's ongoing commitments to undocumented students and those covered by DACA.

President's letter to congressional leaders in support of DREAMers

January 11, 2018
Amid continuing federal negotiations on immigration policy, Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne sent letters to leaders of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, urging a legislative solution for the nation's DREAMers.

Further amicus brief filed on DACA

December 18, 2017
Eighteen universities including Stanford have filed a further amicus brief in support of DACA.

Stanford, other universities file amicus brief in DACA cases

November 2, 2017
A group of 19 universities including Stanford has filed an amicus brief in court cases challenging the federal administration's decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

Letter of colleges and universities to Congress on DREAMers

October 19, 2017
Stanford joined a letter from the higher education community urging congressional leaders to pass a long-term legislative solution to protect the country’s DREAMers.

Supporting the DREAMers

October 11, 2017
Provost Persis Drell comments on continuing discussions in Washington over a congressional solution for the DREAMers, and Stanford's continuing efforts to support members of our community.

Letter to Congress from 57 university presidents on DACA

September 7, 2017
President Marc Tessier-Lavigne joined other leaders of AAU (Association of American Universities) institutions in a letter urging Congress to act on DACA.

Stanford University statement on federal administration's plans for DACA

September 5, 2017
Stanford University vigorously and adamantly opposes the shameful decision announced today to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. This announcement before Congress can enact a permanent legislative solution will bring further profound disruption and uncertainty to those who have met DACA’s strict requirements and are fully a part of American communities. As… Read more Stanford University statement on federal administration's plans for DACA

President’s letter to White House on DACA

August 31, 2017
Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne sent a letter to the White House, encouraging continued support for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.