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Letter to Congress in Support of the SAFE TO WORK Act
12/8/2020ACE and the higher education community urge congressional leaders to include the SAFE TO WORK Act in the next COVID-19 relief package to provide limited liability protections during the pandemic.
Topic(s):
Campus Issues; Federal Budget and Appropriations; Crisis Management; Law and Courts
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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
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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
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Amicus Brief
Letter in Support of Princeton in Department of Education's Anti-discrimination Investigation
9/30/2020ACE and 53 other higher education associations sent this letter to Secretary Betsy DeVos to protest the Department of Education’s investigation of Princeton University for recognizing that racism remains a significant problem in U.S. higher education.
Topic(s):
Law and Courts; Diversity and Inclusion; Campus Issues
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Letters and Comments
Amicus Brief to Delay Effective Date of Title IX Regulations
7/31/2020Brief submitted to the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts in support of the motion to delay the Aug. 14, 2020, effective date of the Department of Education's new regulations on Title IX filed by the Victim Rights Law Center.
Topic(s):
Title IX; Regulation; Law and Courts
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Amicus Brief
Letter to Congressional Leaders Requesting Liability Protection During the COVID-19 Pandemic
7/29/2020Letter in support of the Safe to Work Act, which provides temporary and targeted liability protections related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Topic(s):
Crisis Management; Legislation; Law and Courts
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Letters and Comments
Amicus Brief: President and Fellows of Harvard College and MIT v. Department of Homeland Security, ICE, et al
7/13/2020Amicus brief from ACE and 70 other higher education associations supporting the first of several legal challenges to the Trump administration’s new directive that prohibits international students from remaining in the U.S. if their colleges hold courses online-only this fall.
Topic(s):
Law and Courts; Immigration and International Students; Student Visas
Type:
Amicus Brief
Talking Points on COVID-19 Legislative Liability Protection
7/8/2020To safely and swiftly reopen this fall, colleges and universities require timely, temporary, and targeted federal safe harbor from liability for illness or the spread of illness when good faith efforts are made to comply with public health standards.
Topic(s):
Crisis Management; Law and Courts
Type:
Issue Brief
Amicus Brief and Motion to Delay Effective Date of Title IX Regulations
6/24/2020Brief submitted to the District Court for the District of Columbia in support of the motion to delay the Aug. 14, 2020, effective date of the Department of Education's new regulations on Title IX filed by 18 state attorneys general.
Topic(s):
Law and Courts; Title IX; Campus Safety; Sexual Assault
Type:
Amicus Brief
Talking Points on COVID-19 Legislative Liability Protection
5/28/2020To safely and swiftly reopen this fall, colleges and universities require timely, temporary, and targeted federal safe harbor from liability for illness or the spread of illness when good faith efforts are made to comply with public health standards.
Topic(s):
Crisis Management; Law and Courts
Type:
Issue Brief
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