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DACA recipient Nohemi Salas is enrolled in the dental hygienist program at Community College of Denver and received Colorado state financial aid to help pay for college. 

Colorado joins handful of states that give financial aid to undocumented college students

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One of the biggest barriers to attending and finishing college is money. Yet, most undocumented students are not eligible for federal financial aid.

Attendees wave Chinese flags during a ceremony at Tiananmen Square to mark the 100th anniversary of the founding of the ruling Chinese Communist Party in Beijing

Chinese Communist Party 100 years: Xi warns China won’t be bullied

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A students sits on the steps of Widener Library at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on Sept. 21, 2009.

Universities scramble to help international students stay in US after new visa restrictions

Two students walk through a college campus

Visa restrictions on Chinese students will disadvantage US, says Queens College president

Madai Zamora, a former DACA recipient, now lives with her husband in San Luis Potosí in central Mexico.

These DACA recipients hit a ceiling in the US. So they left.

A young woman on a laptop screen

Colleges brace for steep drop in international enrollment this fall


Nearly 90% of colleges expect international enrollment to decrease next semester due to the pandemic.

DACA supporters hold up banner in front of Supreme Court

SCOTUS ruled in favor of DACA. A permanent solution is still needed, advocates say.


Thursday’s much-anticipated ruling ended a yearslong legal battle around how the Trump administration ended the program and provides some relief to the approximately 650,000 DACA recipients in the country.

Friends and family of Juliette Herrera, a DACA holder and recent graduate of Florida International University, organized a parade in her honor after her graduation ceremony was canceled due to the pandemic.

The pandemic canceled her graduation. But this DACA holder still got her moment to shine.


Juliette Herrera spent nearly a decade obtaining her college degree. When the coronavirus pandemic canceled her graduation ceremony, her family and friends found another way to celebrate her achievement.

A graduating Masters student from the Columbia University stands on campus the day before his graduation ceremony, which is to be held online due to the outbreak of the coronavirus disease in New York City, on May 19, 2020.

Foreign students face uncertainty as Trump administration mulls suspending training program


The White House is reportedly looking to restrict all US foreign worker programs, including a decades-old program called Optional Practical Training that allows international students to remain in the US and work for at least a year after graduating.

A student carries her bags in front of a sign for the University of Dayton

COVID-19 shakes up international student life — and university budgets

More than a month after the coronavirus pandemic shut down US universities, international students continue to face uncertainty over what the coming school year will look like — some aren’t sure if they would be able to come back to campus. What kind of financial hit could US universities expect if there’s a drop in enrollment among international students?