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  • Pending Legislation

    February 14, 2014

    ACE, Higher Education Leaders Write House in Support of Immigration Reform

    ACE President Molly Corbett Broad and the leaders of 14 other higher education associations sent a letter Feb. 12 to the House urging it to move forward on immigration reform.

  • Pending Legislation

    July 29, 2013

    Higher Education Leaders Urge House to Pass Comprehensive Immigration Reform

    ACE President Molly Corbett Broad and the leaders of 12 other higher education associations encourage the House to pass meaningful, comprehensive immigration reform legislation.

  • Pending Legislation

    June 28, 2013

    Senate Passes Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill

    The Senate approves a historic plan to overhaul the nation's immigration system, a measure that contains a number of provisions strongly supported by the higher education community, including a DREAM Act for students.

  • Pending Legislation

    June 12, 2013

    Capitol

    Senate Moves Forward on Immigration Bill; Debate Expected to Last a Month

    ​The Senate voted 84-15 yesterday to move forward on considering a comprehensive, bipartisan plan to overhaul the nation's immigration system, setting up what is expected to be a month-long debate on the bill.

  • Federal Financial Aid

    May 27, 2013

    House Passes Student Loan Bill

    The House of Representatives voted 221-198 May 23 to approve the Smarter Solutions for Students Act (H.R. 1911), legislation intended to address the upcoming interest rate increase for subsidized student loans.

  • Pending Legislation

    May 23, 2013

    ACE Statement on Student Loan Interest Rate Bills

    Today, the U.S. House of Representatives took the first step toward preventing the scheduled July 1 doubling of the interest rates that students will be charged to take out federal student loans. We are pleased that H.R.1911 creates momentum for...

  • Pending Legislation

    May 22, 2013

    Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Sweeping Immigration Reform Bill

    The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved a comprehensive plan to overhaul the nation's immigration system, which includes a version of the DREAM Act and other higher education provisions.

  • Federal Financial Aid

    May 15, 2013

    ACE, Higher Education Groups Offer Guiding Principles on Student Loan Reform

    ACE and 14 higher education associations release a statement of principles for lawmakers to consider as they craft legislation to address the looming interest rate increase for subsidized student loans.

  • Pending Legislation

    May 8, 2013

    ACE, Higher Education Groups Weigh In on Senate Immigration Bill

    ACE and 12 other higher education groups sent a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee today on the recently introduced comprehensive immigration bill, calling the measure an “important step.”

  • January 31, 2013

    From Our President

    ACE President Molly Corbett Broad discusses the increased federal support for student assistance—as well as the additional scrutiny and heightened willingness to regulate higher education that has come with it.