Removing barriers to higher education for undocumented students

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Author: Perez, Zenen Jaimes


Each year, millions of students graduate from American high schools, counted among these are about 65,000 undocumented students. This moment of achievement for undocumented graduates is muted by the facts that their path to higher education remains difficult at best and that few of them actually complete a postsecondary education. This report discusses the uncertain futures undocumented students face due to many roadblocks to higher education that are currently in place. The study provides a list of actions it says Congress, states, cities, and colleges and universities can implement to...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Migration; Higher education; Culture and society; Participation

Keywords: Immigration; Diversity; Barrier; Transition from secondary to further education and training

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: Washington, District of Columbia: Center for American Progress, 2014

Physical description: 55 p.

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Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 120.626

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