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Letter to the Senate in Opposition to the Manchin Amendment to the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill

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Letter to the Senate in Opposition to the Manchin Amendment to the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill

June 20, 2013

Letter to the Senate in opposition to amendment #1219 to the DREAM Act provisions in the Border Security, Economic Opport unity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013 (S. 744). The amendment, offered by Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV), 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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