September 18, 2017Stanford joined other universities in an amicus brief challenging the executive order travel ban in a case before the U.S. Supreme Court.
September 7, 2017President Marc Tessier-Lavigne joined other leaders of AAU (Association of American Universities) institutions in a letter urging Congress to act on DACA.
September 5, 2017Stanford issued this statement following the federal administration's Sept. 5, 2017, announcement about the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
August 31, 2017Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne sent a letter to the White House, encouraging continued support for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
August 28, 2017In a letter to the president, national higher education associations including those representing Stanford express support for DACA.
June 29, 2017The U.S. Supreme Court announced that it will review the federal travel ban executive order affecting nationals of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. Until its review this fall, the Court allowed some aspects of the travel ban to be implemented. Stanford continues to stand in full support of its international and immigrant communities.
June 7, 2017In an open letter in the Stanford Daily, President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Provost Persis Drell reaffirm and discuss further the resources and commitments Stanford offers to undocumented students.
May 10, 2017As the challenges facing immigrant communities continue to be a focus of discussion both nationally and here on campus, we want to provide a brief update on Stanford’s efforts to support all members of our community, regardless of immigration status.
April 4, 2017A group of 31 American universities, including Stanford, has filed a court brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit outlining the harm to the academic community from the March 6 executive order.
March 16, 2017More than 560 colleges and universities sent a letter to the president in support of the “Dreamers,” undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children.