"This week, news reports have suggested that Congressional Democrats are pushing ahead to take up immigration reform legislation, which would most likely include measures aimed at putting students who spend at least two years in college on a path to permanent residency," Inside Higher Ed reports. "It was with this sense that such change might finally be in the offing, after close to a decade of false starts, that the National Forum on Higher Education for the Public Good, based at the University of Michigan, and the Kellogg Fellows Leadership Alliance convened for 'Challenges and Opportunities: Future Pathways Towards Immigration and Higher Education,' a three-day conference designed to build support for policies aimed at helping college students who are also undocumented residents of the United States." This post originally posted to FinancialAidNews.com on April 28th, 2010.