Beyond DACA: A Directory of Resources for Undocumented Students & Individuals

Beyond DACA: A Directory of Resources for Undocumented Students & Individuals The U.S. is home to 427,000 undocumented students in higher education and close to 2.7 million Dreamers across the country. The purpose of this Beyond DACA directory is to provide a consolidated place for the most recent resources to support undocumented students and individuals […]

Scholarship & Fellowship Directory for Undocumented Students

Updated: April 8, 2022 Undocumented students are eligible to qualify for a number of scholarship opportunities in the U.S. regardless of their immigration status. Funding for higher education is incredibly important for undocumented students, especially in states where undocumented students do not qualify for in-state tuition or state financial aid. Lack of access to financial […]

Promising Practices: Dutchess Community College (Consortium for Undocumented Students)

Dutchess Community College has formed a cross-departmental Consortium for undocumented students to create a supportive environment and address systemic issues to facilitate undocumented students’ access and educational success at DCC. The Consortium aims to make information available to all students and their families regardless of their immigration status as well as potential students throughout our area.  […]

Educational Resource Binder: College Access For Undocumented Students in California

The Educational Resource Binder is filled with crucial, up-to-date information educators, students, and allies can use to increase college access for undocumented students in California. The binder ensures individuals have the resources they need to support undocumented students who are pursuing higher education. Binder Sections Educator Picks Undocumented Student Profiles In-State Tuition & Residency California […]

TheDream.US 2019-2020 Scholar Survey Report: In Their Own Words

From May through mid-June, 2020, TheDream.US administered its second Annual Scholar Survey to better understand our Scholars’ college experiences and the contexts in which they are navigating their college and career journeys.  Given the unprecedented pandemic, TheDream.US included a section on the impact of COVID-19 on the Scholars’ academic journey and personal well-being. In addition […]

Promise Programs: An Avenue to Expand College Affordability, Access, and Success for Undocumented Students

The Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration (the Presidents’ Alliance), in partnership with Research for Action, published a fact sheet, Postsecondary Education and Undocumented Students, that examines how College Promise programs can help advance affordability, access, and success for undocumented students. The fact sheet demonstrates how Promise programs, which typically offer funding to cover […]

An Undocumented Student Guide To College in Michigan

Applying to college as an undocumented student can be challenging, especially when there are limited resources in Michigan to support undocumented students apply and enroll in higher education.  This guide, created by a number of Michigan community organizations, is designed to help undocumented students and their families by providing resources available for undocumented students interested […]

Campus Checklist to Prepare for Court Decisions on DACA

On December 4, 2020, a federal district court ruled in Batalla v. Trump that the Trump administration must restore Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) to its original terms. The court’s decision rescinds a Trump administration memorandum that severely limited and undermined DACA, effectively restoring DACA to the terms and eligibility of the original 2012 […]

Undocumented Graduate and Professional Students Handbook

The Undocumented Graduate and Professional Students Handbook, created by the Advisory Council on Immigration Policy at the University of California Los Angeles, provides a general overview for undocumented students who wish to pursue graduate and/or professional studies. The handbook walks through a brief history of the Advisory Council on Immigration Policy, University of California diversity […]

California Based Resources for Undocumented Students

Immigrants Rising maintains a number of resources that are specific to the state of California. The resources highlighted below cover a variety of topics related to the state of California, including state tuition and financial aid. These resources include: SB-68 Quick Guide CA Residency for Tuition Purposes Understand the Differences: In-State Tuition vs CA Dream […]