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DACA Participants Can Again Apply for Renewal, Immigration Agency Says

Posted on January 16 2018

The federal government said on Saturday that it would resume accepting renewal requests for a program that shields from deportation young immigrants who were brought illegally to the United States ...

Five hurdles to a big DACA and border deal

Posted on January 16 2018

A bipartisan immigration fix is facing an increasingly uphill fight in Congress after President Trump rejected a Senate proposal and sparked a political firestorm by referring to several ...

Transfer Under One Roof

Posted on January 16 2018

Matthew Holland was on sabbatical at the University of Oxford last summer when he was asked to speak to members of Parliament at the Palace of Westminster about how to bridge the divide between voc...

Education Dept. awards debt-collection contract to company with ties to DeVos

Posted on January 12 2018

A company that once had financial ties to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was one of two firms selected Thursday by the Education Department to help the agency collect overdue student loans. The de...

The Return of Earmarks

Posted on January 12 2018

House Republicans and President Trump have signaled an interest in evaluating whether congressional earmarks could be restored for the first year since 2011. That discussion has rekindled a long-ru...

Trump rebuffs Dreamers deal reached by senators

Posted on January 12 2018

A bipartisan group of six senators has reached a deal that would shield Dreamers from deportation and make other changes to immigration laws and border security — but the framework has yet to...

New Analysis of Student Loan Default Data

Posted on January 12 2018

The looming student loan crisis is worse than previously thought, according to a new analysis of federal data on student loan default, which the U.S. Department of Education released in Octobe...

Purdue Names Its Kaplan Acquisition

Posted on January 12 2018

Purdue University announced Wednesday that the new online university it is seeking to create with Kaplan University will be called Purdue Global University, or Purdue Global for short. P...

Department of Justice Probes Admissions Ethics Code

Posted on January 10 2018

The U.S. Department of Justice has launched an investigation into whether the ethics code of the National Association for College Admission Counseling violates federal antitrust law. The departmen...

Trump Must Keep DACA Protections for Now, Judge Says

Posted on January 10 2018

In the middle of an intense political fight about the program that shields from deportation young immigrants who were brought illegally to the United States as children, a federal judge in Californ...