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Biden Administration Proposes New Rule to Protect DACA from Litigation

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security published a new rule proposal Tuesday aimed at helping protect the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program...

Education Department to Cancel Debt for Borrowers with Severe Disabilities

The U.S. Department of Education is set to cancel more than $5.8 billion in student loan debt for more than 320,000 borrowers with severe...

Justice Department to Defend Anti-LGBTQ Policy at Religious Schools

In a 12-page court document filed on Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) said it can “vigorously” defend a policy that allows private, federally funded...

Education Department Targets Black and Latinx College Students for FAFSA Audits,...

The U.S. Department of Education disproportionately selects Black and Latinx college students for audits on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), The...

Trump Administration Reinstates DACA After Federal Directive

The Trump administration has restored the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program after a federal judge in Brooklyn ordered the immigration policy to...

15 College Students Arrested by ICE for Visa Fraud

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced Wednesday that the organization arrested 15 non-immigrant students who claimed to be employed by companies that didn’t...

Universities Failed to Report Billions in Foreign Gifts and Contracts, Education...

Some of the country’s top universities collected multimillion-dollar gifts and contracts from other countries and failed to report the funds to the federal government,...

White House Rethinks Its Proposed College Rating System

The U.S. Department of Education is backtracking on its plan to develop a college-rating system, saying instead that it will unveil a more consumer-driven...