University Statements

Stanford joins amicus brief in DACA litigation

April 12, 2018
The multi-university brief was filed in the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Stanford joins amicus brief in Supreme Court travel ban case

April 9, 2018
Stanford is among the universities joining in an amicus brief in the travel ban case to be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court.

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.

Travel ban to take effect during continuing court challenges

December 4, 2017
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday, Dec. 4, allowed the third version of the federal administration's travel ban to take effect while legal challenges to it continue to be heard by the courts. The Bechtel International Center stands ready to assist students and scholars who have questions or need assistance.

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.

Travel ban update

October 18, 2017
Federal judges have temporarily halted implementation of most of the newest travel ban. Students and scholars who have questions or need assistance should continue to contact the Bechtel International Center.

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.