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AACRAO engages public policy issues affecting our members, the students they serve, and higher education as a whole.

Latest Policy News


  • Trump to Renew Efforts to End DACA Following Supreme Court Decision

    Jun 25, 2020

    Now, more than ever, Congress needs to approve legislation that provides permanent legal protections to Dreamers. Last year, the House passed the Dream and Promise Act. AACRAO urges members to reach out to their Senators in support of similar legislation.


  • New Push to Close the 90/10 Loophole

    Nov 20, 2019

    The Protect VETS Act is the first 90/10 loophole bill to receive bipartisan backing in the Senate, a point that advocates hope will spur momentum in Congress.


  • Senators Renew Push to Protect Dreamers

    Nov 13, 2019

    Lawmakers resume efforts to advance legislation providing permanent protection for Dreamers as the Supreme Court takes up DACA.


  • Supreme Court Hears Arguments on DACA

    Nov 13, 2019

    Court considers whether the Trump administration illegally ended the program.


  • Supreme Court to Review DACA

    Jul 10, 2019

    Justices agree to review the Trump administration's decision to end DACA. AACRAO urges lawmakers to find a legislative solution and relieve the court of having to decide the program's legality.


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