University Statements

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.

Further information on updated travel ban

September 25, 2017
Stanford continues to offer assistance to students and scholars with questions and concerns about the updated travel ban announced by the federal administration on Sunday, Sept. 24.

Federal travel ban update

September 24, 2017
The federal administration on Sunday evening, Sept. 24, 2017, announced an updated travel ban restricting travel to the United States from several countries. Details of the restrictions vary by country.

Stanford joins amicus brief on travel ban

September 18, 2017
Stanford joined other universities in an amicus brief challenging the executive order travel ban in a case before the U.S. Supreme Court.