These are essential resources to better support undocumented students and their families.
Guides and Webinars: A database on key guides and webinars on how to better support undocumented students and their families.
(Coming soon!) Being an UndocuAlly: An UndocuAlly is someone who is trust-worthy, knowledgable, and encouraging. Here you will be able to learn more about the experiences of undocumented students, including the challenges they face and strategies to help them navigate their educational trajectories. You’ll also hear from other educators/counselors who are leaders on their campuses.
(Coming soon!) Building Undocu-Friendly Schools: Learn about what it takes to be an undocu-friendly school, steps you can take to create a safe and welcoming environment for undocumented students at your campus, and much more.
(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.
KEY RESOURCES TO SHARE WITH YOUR STUDENTS:
If you work with undocumented high school students, share this page with them so they can get access to information about making the most of their high school experience, how to apply to college while undocumented, scholarships open to undocumented high school students, and more.
If you work with undocumented college students, encourage them to check out this page where they can find advice from fellow undocumented students, information on the grad school application process while undocumented, support networks, and more.
If you work with undocumented graduate students, share this page with them so they can find essential information and resources about how to pay for graduate school as an undocumented student, how to gain research experience, and more.
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