Looking Ahead: Immigration & International Programs Under the Trump Administration

President Trump’s Executive Order 13769 (EO) on immigration caused tumult for many colleges and universities when it was implemented in January. With more than 20 lawsuits challenging the EO, on Feb. 9 the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a national temporary restraining order granted by U.S. District Court in Washington state. This is a major victory for the rule of law and constitutional separation of powers, but it is only temporary. Additional court rulings and executive orders on immigration are expected, and it is difficult to predict what they will say. Read this Insights blog to learn how institutions can address this issue.

Excessive Force by Campus Security

United Educators (UE) claims show that excessive force by campus security can be a significant source of liability for institutions of higher education. This bulletin explores 45 claims UE received from 2011 to 2015 alleging excessive force by campus security. Learn which factors drive excessive force claims, use our recommendations to prompt discussions at your institution, and consider risk management actions.

Prevention and Protection Podcast: EEOC Enforcement Guidance on Retaliation

In 2016, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released long-awaited guidance on retaliation in the workplace. In this episode of Prevention and Protection, two attorneys in UE's risk management department summarize the guidance, including the EEOC's position on best practices to avoid retaliation following an allegation of discrimination or harassment.

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