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    CGS Joins Amicus Brief in Harvard Admissions Case (7/30/2018)

    On July 30, CGS joined 36 other higher education associations on an amicus brief in support of holistic admissions review and the use of race as one factor in reviewing applicants. The brief, which was filed in the case Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. Harvard, focuses on diversity in the student body, and highlights the benefits of holistic admissions as a way to achieve this diversity.


    CGS Joins Amicus Brief on Travel Ban (3/29/2018)

    CGS joined 32 other higher education associations in submitting an amicus brief on March 29 to the Supreme Court on a case examining the president’s third ban on several majority-Muslim countries. The administration issued the third version of its travel ban in September 2017, which places restrictions of varying degrees on entry to the United States from Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Chad, North Korea, and Venezuela. The brief highlights the ban’s potential impacts on U.S. college and universities.


    CGS Joins Higher Education Community Amicus Brief on Travel Ban (9/19/2017)

    On September 19, CGS along with 29 other higher education associations submitted an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court regarding President Trump's second executive order which banned refugees and immigrants from several majority-Muslim countries. The brief focuses on the importance of maintaining a welcoming perception to international students and scholars. It highlighted the risks of deterring them from studying, teaching and researching in the United States. Further, it argues that the travel ban has already harmed America's reputation in the global education market.


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