CGS Joins Amicus Brief to Uphold DACA
    October 7, 2019

    On October 4, CGS joined an amicus brief submitted by 43 other higher education associations. The brief, which was led by the American Council on Education (ACE), was submitted to the Supreme Court urging that the justices uphold the legality of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The court will hear oral arguments on November 12 related to a set of three court cases challenging the Trump Administration’s decision to end DACA, first announced in September 2017. The amicus brief expresses support for the courts’ decision to currently keep DACA in place, highlighting how rescinding the policy would be extremely detrimental for Dreamers, their peers, institutions of higher education, and the nation writ large. For additional information, read ACE’s summary here.


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