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Terms and Conditions of Use

Terms and Conditions
The National Forum on Higher Education for the Public Good (“National Forum”) operates the uLEAD Network website to convey general information pertinent to contemporary issues of immigration and educational access and does not provide specific legal advice. Visitors should obtain specific legal advice from their own legal counsel in relation to any decision or course of action contemplated. Use of this website and its contents do not create a legally privileged or confidential relationship between the National Forum and any visitor to the website. As part of a public institution, the National Forum may be compelled to disclose pertinent user information if legally required to do so under the Freedom of Information Act.

The National Forum does not endorse any service obtained through information provided on this site or any links to this site. Hyperlinks are provided as a matter of courtesy and convenience only. The National Forum makes no representation or warranty relative to any information that may be accessed from this website or the websites to which this website is hyperlinked.

While efforts are made to keep the content of the website current, laws and regulations change quickly. Therefore, some information may be out of date and/or contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. ALL INFORMATION ON THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS”. The National Forum disclaims any and all warranties relating to the accuracy of such information, including information pertaining to developments in, and state of, the law.

Under no circumstances will the National Forum, or any of its members or employees, be liable for damages arising out of or in connection with the use of this site, including any and all liability for damages of any kind, including (without limitation) compensatory, direct, indirect or consequential damages, loss of data, income or profit, loss of or damage to property and damages arising from claims of third parties.

Acceptable Use
Members of this web site are permitted to share, post, comment and converse with other members with content posted. Comments and posts to this page should be relevant to the content posted on the page and its members. Members are encouraged to stay on topic in a given thread and respect others who interact with the page. In certain situations, the poster, as well as the content, of threats of violence or racial slurs will be reported to authorities depending on the nature of the content. Contingent on the circumstances, at the discretion of the sites’ administrators, posts or comments may be removed to protect the identity of individuals.

By uploading content to the site, you warrant, represent and agree that you have the right to grant the National Forum a license to use your content, as described below. You also represent, warrant and agree that you have not and will not contribute any Content that (a) infringes, violates or otherwise interferes with any copyright or trademark of another party, (b) reveals any trade secret, unless the trade secret belongs to you or you have the owner’s permission to disclose it, (c) infringes any intellectual property right of another or the privacy or publicity rights of another, (d) is libelous, defamatory, abusive, threatening, harassing, hateful, offensive or otherwise violates any law or right of any third party, (e) creates an impression that you know is incorrect, misleading, or deceptive, including by impersonating others or otherwise misrepresenting your affiliation with a person or entity; (f) contains other people’s private or personally identifiable information without their express authorization and permission, and/or (g) contains or links to a virus, trojan horse, worm, time bomb or other computer programming routine or engine that is intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or information. THE NATIONAL FORUM RESERVES THE RIGHT IN ITS DISCRETION TO REMOVE ANY CONTENT FROM THE SITE, SUSPEND OR TERMINATE YOUR ACCOUNT AT ANY TIME, OR PURSUE ANY OTHER REMEDY OR RELIEF AVAILABLE UNDER EQUITY OR LAW.

Use of Content (for Posters)
By submitting, posting or displaying content on the uLEAD Network website you grant the National Forum a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, copy, reproduce, process, adapt, modify, publish, transmit, display and distribute such content in any and all media or distribution methods (now known or later developed).

You agree that this license includes the right for other users of the Service to modify your Content, and for the National Forum to make your Content available to others for the publication, distribution, syndication, or broadcast of such Content on other media and services, subject to our terms and conditions for such Content use. Such additional uses by the National Forum or others may be made with no compensation paid to you with respect to the Content that you submit, post, transmit or otherwise make available through the Service.

We may modify or adapt your Content in order to transmit, display or distribute it over computer networks and in various media and/or make changes to your Content as are necessary to conform and adapt that Content to any requirements or limitations of any networks, devices, services or media.

The views and statements expressed on this website are not necessarily those of the moderators or any organization sponsoring or participating in the website.  We encourage all participants to post in a manner that is thoughtful and respectful of the views and rights of others.  The website cannot ensure that any post will be accurate or that inappropriate statements will not be made.  We reserve the right to remove any post that is found to be offensive, including posts that:

  • Include obscenity, indecency, hate speech, personal attacks, libel, defamation or harassment
  • Commercial prompts or spam
  • Off-topic posts

If you have concerns about any user of the website or any particular post, please contact the site administrator at