Welcome to My Undocumented Life! A place where we can document our lives as undocumented immigrants. MyUndocumentedLife.org is dedicated to providing up-to-date information and resources for undocumented immigrants. Here, you will find the latest on scholarship opportunities, immigration news, ways in navigating the educational system, and more.
2015-2016 Association of Raza Educators Scholarship Application for Undocumented High School and College Students!
The Association of Raza Educators (A.R.E.) is awarding educational scholarships to undocumented/AB 540/DACA high school and college students. ARE aims to award up to $5,000 in student scholarships! To be eligible for the college scholarship, applicants must: 1. Must be… Read More ›
Chicana / Latina Foundation Scholarship Program
“Each year, the Chicana Latina Foundation awards merit-based scholarships to Latina college students, valued at $1,500 dollars each.” This year they are offering 31 scholarships. Deadline: Tuesday, March 31, 2015 To be eligible, candidates must: Be a woman of Chicana/Latina heritage…. Read More ›
OCIYU 2015 Scholarship opportunity!
The Orange County Immigrant Youth United recently opened its 2015 scholarship program! Since 2011, OCIYU has provided $11,500 in scholarships. They are one of few nationwide scholarship programs that is by, and for, undocumented youth! DEADLINE: Monday February 16, 2015 by… Read More ›
CUNY Becas Scholarship Program!
The City University of New York Becas Scholarship is offering $4500 to $6030 to CUNY undergraduate and graduate students who meet three criteria: academic excellence, financial need, and commitment to service in the Mexican community. DEADLINE: February 28, 2015 Can… Read More ›
Becas Univision 2015 scholarships!
Univision is offering 34 scholarships ($5,000 each) to students in high school, transferring from community college, and current college students. Deadlines Priority Consideration I: Application due January 31st Recommendation due January 31st Priority Consideration II: Application due February 28th Recommendation due… Read More ›
Ascend Educational Fund Scholarship opportunity!
“Ascend Educational Fund awards scholarships ranging from $2,500 to $20,000 to immigrant students and children of immigrants who are graduating from a New York City high school to attend public or private colleges and universities, regardless of ethnicity, national origin,… Read More ›
(11/20/14 3pm EST) Latest updates on President Barack Obama’s announcement on Immigration
President Obama has time after time said that he is counting on Congress to pass a Comprehensive Immigration Reform bill that he could then sign (let’s not forget though that his administration has deported the most undocumented immigrants).At the same time, undocumented… Read More ›
On September 5, 2017, the Trump administration rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) federal program. As of this posting (May 2018), USCIS is not accepting initial applications for DACA. Only people who have been granted DACA before can… Read More ›
When should I renew my DACA?
USCIS has released DACA renewal forms and more details about the process, read more in my previous post “Renew Your DACA!“. Because it will take time for our DACA renewals to process and there is an expiration date on our… Read More ›
Renew your DACA!
USCIS announced today the process and forms for renewing DACA! IMPORTANT- Who can renew their DACA? You may request a renewal if you continue to meet the initial DACA guidelines and you: Did not depart the United States on or after Aug…. Read More ›