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Request for Spring 2021 Guidance for International Students and Scholars
12/4/2020Letter to the Department of Homeland Security from ACE and over 30 other higher education associations seeking guidance for international students and exchange visitors during the continuing COVID-19 crisis.
Topic(s):
Immigration and International Students; Student Visas; Crisis Management
Type:
Letters and Comments
Comments on Trump Administration's Proposed Changes to the H-1B Visa Process
12/2/2020Comments to the Department of Homeland Security on a proposed rule to change the current lottery process used to award H-1B visas and prioritize the awarding of H-1Bs based on corresponding wage levels.
Topic(s):
H-1B; Immigration and International Students
Type:
Letters and Comments
Executive Action Priorities for Higher Education Under the Biden Administration
11/19/2020Letter to the Biden-Harris transition team on the Trump administration's executive actions of concern to students, educators, and institutions that could be reversed by the Biden administration.
Topic(s):
Title IX; Regulation; Immigration and International Students; Campus Issues; Dreamers
Type:
Letters and Comments
Comments on the Trump Administration's Interim Final Rule on H-1B Visas
11/9/2020Comments from ACE and 32 other higher education associations to the Department of Homeland Security on the Trump administration's interim final rule on “Strengthening the H-1B Nonimmigrant Visa Classification Program.”
Topic(s):
H-1B; Immigration and International Students
Type:
Letters and Comments
Amicus Brief: Supporting Lawsuit in Northern California District Court Against Trump Administration's Proposed H1-B Rule
10/30/2020ACE and 23 other associations filed this brief in the U.S. District Court for Northern District of California supporting a lawsuit against the departments of Labor and Homeland Security over the proposed H1-B rule announced Oct. 8, 2020.
Topic(s):
Law and Courts; H-1B; Student Visas; Immigration and International Students
Type:
Amicus Brief
Amicus Brief: Supporting Lawsuit in DC District Court Against Trump Administration's Proposed H1-B Rule
10/30/2020ACE and 23 other associations filed this brief in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia supporting a lawsuit against the Department of Labor's proposed H1-B rule announced Oct. 8, 2020.
Topic(s):
Law and Courts; Immigration and International Students; H-1B; Student Visas
Type:
Amicus Brief
Comments on Proposed Rule on International Student and Exchange Visitor Duration of Status
10/26/2020Comments to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security expressing strong opposition to the proposed rule “Establishing a Fixed Time Period of Admission and an Extension of Stay Procedure for Nonimmigrant Academic Students, Exchange Visitors, and Representatives of Foreign Information Media.”
Topic(s):
Student Visas; Immigration and International Students
Type:
Letters and Comments
Request to Extend Comment Period on Proposed Rule for Duration of Stay for International Students
10/6/2020Letter to Department of Homeland Security requesting an extension on the current 30-day comment period for the proposed rule on "duration of stay" for international students to a minimum of 60 days.
Topic(s):
Immigration and International Students
Type:
Letters and Comments
Summary of Proposed Rule on International Student "Duration of Status"
10/1/2020Summary and talking points on the Department of Homeland Security’s proposed rule on duration of status, which would create a fixed amount of time of authorized stay for students on F and J visas and members of the international media on I visas.
Topic(s):
Immigration and International Students; Regulation
Type:
Issue Brief
Letter to Homeland Security and Consular Affairs on Visa Guidance
8/12/2020Letter to Homeland Security and the Bureau of Consular Affairs asking for assurance that international students can safely travel to begin the academic term this fall.
Topic(s):
Immigration and International Students; Regulation; Crisis Management
Type:
Letters and Comments
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