Here are some announcements, resources, scholarships, and immigration-related news featured this month at My Undocumented Life blog!
– We launched the My Undocumented Life blog fundraiser! Our blog is completely volunteer-run, your donations will help us start new series, including a series of posts written by undocumented parents about how to navigate and support their children’s college application process. Any donation amount helps!
– If you work with undocumented students as an educator, counselor, school administrator, or organizer, you can now download a My Undocumented Life blog flyer to share with your students (it’s free)! We highly encourage you to have copies of our flyer available at your office and events.
– In partnership with UndocuScholars, we launched the UndocuGrads series, which highlights the experiences and advice of current/former undocumented graduate students. Check out the following posts:
- Navigating Research with Undocumented Immigrants as an Undocumented Immigrant by Dani
- Taking Steps to Crack Open the Door to Graduate School: Insights from an UnDACAmented Graduate Scholar by Jose
- From the Tomato Fields to Grad Nursing School by Martin
- Making Your Way into a Graduate Program by Frida
- Your existence is worth more than a piece of paper by Pratishtha
- On Applying to Graduate School while Undocumented: A Half-Essay, Half-Advice List by Ramon
- The Reflections of an Unconquered Voice: A Dreamer’s Voyage by Emelin
[Deadline: 12/13/18] Ford Foundation Pre-Doctoral Program: Open to undocumented graduate students with DACA
[Deadline: 11/30/18 ] Immigration Policy and Communications Fellow with the Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration
– This month’s featured immigration news headlines include: “Motel 6 Agrees to Pay Millions After Giving Guest Lists to Immigration Authorities”; “U.S. appeals court rules against Trump over DACA cancellation”; “Immigration activists file lawsuit saying they were targeted by US government”
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