A resource created for and by undocumented individuals that dispels common myths around the tech industry and serves a window into the many benefits that entering the tech industry holds for the undocumented community. The resource, 5 Reasons Undocumented Immigrants Should Go Into Tech, provides an overview of what the tech industry is, how undocumented individuals can get started, and how entering tech can be beneficial to individuals who are undocumented, including Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients and Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders.
The resources provides five key reasons on why undocumented individuals should enter the tech industry:
- Working in the tech sector is open to everyone, regardless of immigration status;
- Proximity to tech is proximity to possibilities;
- Tech perks;
- The tech industry needs us; and,
- Working in tech allows you to give back to your community and use technology for social good.
For more information, please see Dreamers in Tech.