CARECEN 2017 Educational Exchange Trip to El Salvador: Open to undocumented youth with DACA


The Central American Resource Center (CARECEN) is the largest Central American immigrant rights organization in the United States. The organization is committed to empowering Central Americans and all immigrants by defending human and civil rights, working for social and economic justice, and promoting cultural diversity. CARECEN recently announced their 4th annual Educational Exchange Trip to El Salvador and DACA recipients are highly encouraged to apply! The trip will take place from June 17 to July 3, 2017. CARECEN will assist eligible DACA & TPS recipients to apply for advance parole. The cost associated with this trip will be $1,300, which includes meals, lodging, transportation, and entertainment (airfare & advance parole not included with this cost).

Here are the eligibility requirements:

  • Be between the age of 20 and 35
  • Be a DACA recipient, TPS beneficiary, permanent resident, or U.S. citizen

Note: You do not have to be currently enrolled in school to be eligible for this opportunity. You also do not have to live in the Los Angeles area.

The deadline to apply is November 7, 2016

For more information and to apply, please visit their official website: CARECEN Educational Exchange Trip to El Salvador

You can also reach out to Julie Mitchell at or Rosa Salamanca at


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