Immigration Policy Briefing September 25

Join us Monday, Sept. 25 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Best Buy Theater, 4th floor of Northrop.

With ISSS, Student Legal Services and the James H. Binger Center for New Americans, we will provide updates on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the upcoming Supreme Court travel ban hearing and other immigration news. For planning purposes, please RSVP here.

Can’t attend? We will livestream the event here.
You can sign on to view the livestream 30 minutes in advance. Contact 1-Help for technical issues.

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

DACA Resources

What you need to know now about DACA, including a list of DACA Renewal Workshops in Minnesota.

DACA Announcement

Read our response to the Sept. 5 announcement to end DACA and President Kaler’s statement in support for all young people with DACA.

Other Immigration Policy Updates

September 18: Lawsuit Challenges Border Searches of Electronic Devices>>

September 14: Supreme Court Order on Refugee Resettlement Program>>

New Resources

Guidelines for Law Enforcement Visits to UMN Offices
These guidelines can help you understand how to work with agents in a way that respectfully follows our rights and responsibilities.

Avoid Scams
We have resources to avoid scams aimed at immigrations and international students.

Immigration Resources by Campus
We updated our resource section with services available to all UMN campuses.

“Extreme Vetting” for U.S. Visas

Embassies and consulates can now request much more information from visa applicants. We are interested in learning how this might affect all UMN campuses. If you are willing to share, use this form to report your visa application experience.

Tracking Experiences with Customs and Border Protection

Immigrants, international students and scholars, and U.S. citizens can share their experience with Customs and Border Protection (CBP) when entering the United States. Experiences with Customs and Border Protection is a voluntary form to help us understand how students and staff might be affected by CBP inspections, including searches of mobile devices.

Sign up for our mailing list

The Immigration Response Team will regularly send out updates, event announcements and other information to our mailing list. You must have a account to join. Sign up now >>

Request a presentation

Members of the Immigration Response Team are available to make presentations to groups, units and committees on various topics related to immigration. Make a request >>

DACA Resources

What you need to know now about DACA, including DACA Renewal Workshops that will be held in Minnesota and other resources.

Looking for Legal Help?

You should begin by reviewing our list of resources available at the University and in the community.

Additionally, the Immigration Response Team is available to talk with individuals who are looking for legal assistance and need information about where to get help.  Please email us at

"We are a global university, with students from more than 135 nations, with a remarkable number of faculty from many countries, and with a history of sending our own students abroad...Globalism is a part of us." — President Eric Kaler