Essential information and resources for undocumented college students, including scholarship opportunities, advice from fellow undocumented students, and information on how to apply to graduate school.
Navigating College: Learn from fellow undocumented college students about their experiences, struggles, sacrifices, and advice.
Community College: Advice on navigating community college while undocumented and resources on transferring to a 4-year college, including information about scholarship opportunities that are open to undocumented community college students.
Life After College: Whether you are barely starting college or getting ready to graduate, these are essential resources to help you find employment, grad school, and/or internship opportunities that are open to undocumented students.
(Coming soon!) Life Without DACA: Hear from people who were unable to qualify for DACA, either because of the restrictive eligibility requirements or because of the program’s recent termination. Here you will find inspirational stories, support, and practical advice on pursuing your passions without DACA. You will also learn what you can do to expand access to DACA and immigration reform more broadly.
Applying to Grad School: Check out these resources to help you navigate the grad school application process as an undocumented student; from questions about where to apply, when, and how, we are here to support you!
(Coming soon!) Find Your State: Depending on where you live, there are different state-level policies that expand or restrict undocumented students’ access to education, driving, health insurance, and more. For example, in California, eligible undocumented students can apply for in-state tuition rates and state financial aid. On this page, you can find the latest policy updates and key resources based on your state.
Immigration News: The political landscape is constantly changing. Check out this page to stay up-to-date with the latest immigration-related news and policies.
Get Involved: Whether you are looking for ways to support community efforts, considering becoming an organizer, or already a leader in your community, here are resources to help you stay connected and up-to-date, including news about upcoming events, webinars, and more.
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