Immigration Support for Students

BMCC is available to assist students who need support and resources to address matters related to immigration. The college provides information about relevant institutional policies, legislation and executive orders, including those affecting international students, permanent residents and students with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

PLEASE NOTE: Updated information and resources will be provided on this website frequently. For more information, contact the Office of Student Affairs at (212) 220-8130 or

Information for DACA Students

Due to a federal court order, USCIS has resumed accepting requests to renew a grant of deferred action under DACA. Until further notice, DACA policy will operate on the terms in place before it was rescinded on Sept. 5, 2017. More information

Temporary Protected Status (TPS)

There have been several changes to Temporary Protected Status (TPS) over the last few months. TPS has expired in some cases. For some countries, it is still in place. Students and their family members’ TPS designation and employment authorization remain valid until the expiration date listed on their employment authorization cards. More information about which countries are affected.