598 Institutions Sign Letter to Homeland Security Secretary

February 03, 2017

Citing international exchange as a “core value and strength of American higher education,” 598 college presidents signed a joint letter to Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly expressing their concerns about the recent executive order dealing with immigration.  In the letter, presidents state that they are “confident that our nation can craft policies that secure us from those who wish to harm us, while welcoming those who seek to study, conduct research and scholarship, and contribute their knowledge and talents to our country.”