University Statements

Stanford joins amicus brief in Supreme Court DACA case

October 3, 2019
Stanford joined 18 other universities in an amicus brief supporting DACA in a case before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Stanford joins amicus brief in support of international students and scholars

December 21, 2018
Stanford is one of 66 colleges and universities around the country that joined an amicus brief challenging new federal rules that make it easier to penalize people who overstay their visas, even if they do so inadvertently or through no fault of their own.

Stanford Legal Office memorandum regarding the Supreme Court decision upholding travel ban

June 26, 2018
Debra Zumwalt, Vice President and General Counsel for Stanford University, issued this memorandum to the Stanford community which outlines practical effects of today's Supreme Court decision on the travel ban.

Statement of Stanford University following Supreme Court decision upholding travel ban

June 26, 2018
While the Supreme Court has upheld the travel ban, Stanford remains committed to welcoming students and scholars from all over the world.

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.