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DACA Controversy

By President's Cabinet on September 06, 2017

Southern Utah University is closely following the announcement on 9-05 by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

The SUU administration places the highest of priorities on the health and safety of all of our students, faculty and staff.  As such, we strongly urge calm, compassionate, respectful dialog about the issue as Congress debates this important subject over the next few weeks and months.

We don’t know what changes will occur in the DACA program in the near future, and we will continue to communicate with you as we learn more. In the meantime, we want to reassure our campus community that the university remains strongly committed to creating a safe, supportive and welcoming environment for students from all backgrounds and from all parts of the globe.  Members of the campus community are encouraged to voice their opinions at


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