2017 Dreamers Without Borders Summer Travel Opportunity: Open to DACA beneficiaries

By CAROLINA VALDIVIA

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The U.S.- Mexico Foundation’s Dreamers without Borders (DWB) program is a binational educational and learning service program designed for DACA beneficiaries of Mexican origin and Mexican Americans. They recently announced their 2017 summer travel opportunity. Selected beneficiaries will be hosted cost-free in Mexico by the USMF and its partners from August 4 to August 15.

Here are the eligibility requirements:

  • DACA recipients, Permanent Residents and US citizen of Mexican origin.
    • For DACA recipients, DACA and work permit must be valid from April 5th through August 30th, 2017 or later.
    • For DACA recipients: Responsible and committed to apply for the advance parole before the established deadline. IMPORTANT: The US-Mexico Foundation will only provide basic guidance in order to help you to prepare the Advance Parole application. Each participant is responsible for covering the Advance Parole application fee, as well as professional/legal support.
  • Currently enrolled or recently graduated from University or College.
  • Between 21 and 30 years-old.
  • Left Mexico before the age of 11 years-old and have not returned since moving to the US. For born US Citizens have never visited Mexico.
  • Commitment to participate in all activities included in the Program’s agenda. Including participation in “Binational Young Leaders Network” by becoming an English mentor of a Mexican College student for a year.
  • Have not participated in previous Delegations to Mexico sponsored or co-sponsored by the USMF or other organizations.
  • Commitment to promote social development in Mexican communities through binational collaboration.
  • Committed to attend program’s alumni reunions in the United States before and after traveling to Mexico.
  • Commitment to participate in all activities included in the Program’s agenda while in Mexico. Including participate in “Binational Young Leaders Network” during and after the trip
  • Committed to attend program’s alumni reunions in the United States before and after traveling to Mexico.
  • Clean criminal record.
  • Participate in the program’s final research project when returning to the US.

The deadline to apply is May 1, 2017

For more information and to apply, please visit their official website: US-Mexico Foundation

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