University Statements on DACA

A Statement on DACA | September 1, 2017
Since the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was started in 2012, we have witnessed the critical benefits of this program for our students, and the highly positive impacts on our institution and community...

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A Statement of DACA Support | September 9, 2017
For more than 140 years this public land grant university has welcomed students from all backgrounds with a desire to pursue a higher education regardless of immigration status or citizenship. We have absolutely no intention of changing that...

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DACA Renewal and Resources | October 3, 2017
The fear and anxiety felt by our DACA students has been heightened by the announcement to end the program in less than six months. If you are a DACA student or employee, we want to remind you that the deadline to renew is Oct. 5, 2017 if your DACA is to expire between now and March 5, 2018...

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We Stand with Dreamers | December 13, 2017
Since the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was started in 2012, the University of Nevada, Reno has proudly stood with our "Dreamer" students...

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Time to Pass Permanent Legislation for Dreamers | December 18, 2017
However, many protections afforded the Dreamers by the federal government are diminishing. The decision to end DACA earlier this year put nearly 800,000 hard-working young Dreamers at risk for deportation. Only Congress can protect them by passing a permanent legislative solution...

Read the President's op-ed in the Reno Gazette-Journal