Dreamer sign

CU leadership reaffirms support for DACA students after Supreme Court ruling

June 19, 2020

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which protects young immigrants known as Dreamers from deportation, will be allowed to remain in place following a U.S. Supreme Court decision issued today.

DACA rally sign: We share the same dreams

CU leaders sign letter in support of DACA program

Joining more than 600 colleges and universities around the country, University of Colorado Boulder leaders have expressed their support for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy, which allows undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children through no fault of their own to work and study in the United States without fear of deportation.

University of Colorado sophomore Ari Groobman makes a sign during a protest in November at the school's Boulder campus.

Boulder pledges $10,000 to CU fund for undocumented students

Boulder's City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to donate $10,000 to a fund created earlier this month to benefit undocumented University of Colorado students.

University of Colorado senior Adrian Mora-Alzacar marches on the Boulder campus in November 2016 during a rally urging the school to protect undocumented students. (Jeremy Papasso / Staff Photographer)

Undocumented CU Boulder students ask regents for support

Undocumented students made impassioned pleas for support to the University of Colorado Board of Regents on Friday, asking the board to protect them from President Donald Trump's administration.

Activists celebrate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

DACA curbs poverty, but lowers school attendance

Beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program are significantly less likely to live in poverty and more likely to be employed than undocumented immigrants ineligible for the program, according to two new studies co-authored by University of Colorado Boulder labor economist Francisca Antman.