LBCC responds to White House decision on DACA
President Romali formally addresses the rescinding of the Federal DACA program
Long Beach City College Superintendent-President Reagan Romali has made a formal statement regarding the Department of Homeland Security’s memo to end the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
Long Beach City College is committed to supporting our students and maintaining a safe campus for all. We are dedicated to our mission of education and will continue to nurture an open campus and offer educational opportunities to all students, regardless of immigration status. As of today, we have begun to schedule special workshops and are offering crisis counseling for any student directly or indirectly affected by President Trump’s decision. Long Beach City College will act in accordance with the mission and values of the California Community Colleges system, which include not releasing personally identifiable student information, including data related to immigration status, without a judicial warrant, subpoena or court order, unless authorized by the student or required by law.
For more information and updates on how Long Beach City College will be addressing future developments concerning DACA, please refer to the section on Resources for DACA Students.
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Long Beach City College consists of two campuses with an enrollment of more than 25,000 students each semester. The education program’s primary purpose is to prepare students for transfer to baccalaureate-granting institutions, entry into work or career development, and to support businesses in economic development. Long Beach City College serves the cities of Long Beach, Lakewood, Signal Hill and Avalon. Long Beach City College promotes equitable student learning and achievement, academic excellence, and workforce development by delivering high-quality educational programs and support services to our diverse communities.