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Letter to the Senate on Proposed Manchin Amendment to the Comprehensive Immigration Bill

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Letter to the Senate on Proposed Manchin Amendment to the Comprehensive Immigration Bill

June 20, 2013

Letter to the Senate as they continue consideration of the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013 (S. 744). ACE and the signing associations request senators to oppose an amendment offered by Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) that would eliminate the option for DREAM Act students in bachelor's degree programs to attain lawful permanent residency after completing two years toward their degree.

Along with ACE, associations signing the letter include

  • American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers
  • American Association of Community Colleges
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities
  • American Indian Higher Education Consortium
  • Association of American Universities
  • Association of Community College Trustees
  • Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities
  • Association of Public and Land-grant Universities
  • College and University Professional Association for Human Resources
  • Council for Christian Colleges and Universities
  • Council for Opportunity in Education
  • Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
  • National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education
  • National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators

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