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This page presents a sample of resources that will be featured in the upcoming Legal Pathways that Work Hub. The Hub aims to provide resources to explore employment-based immigration options for non-citizen students & alumni from members’ institutions who are in temporary or precarious immigration statuses; higher education institutions looking to support these students; businesses wanting to hire them.

Resource List

Employment-Based Pathways Overviews

ILRC and Path2Papers: Employment-Based Immigration Visas for DACA Recipients

National Immigration Forum: Adjustment of Status through Work Visas for DACA recipients: An Explainer.

FWD.us video (DACA recipient at Microsoft): Watch the video here. 

How To Support STEM International Students and Scholars In U.S. Immigration: PDF accessible here.

Advance Parole

Informed Immigrant Higher Ed Partnership on Advance Parole and DACA 

Traveling with Advance Parole in 2024, Informed Immigrant – Comprehensive guide to AP including how to apply and FAQs. 

Apply for Emergency Advance Parole as a DACA Recipient, Informed Immigrant – Describes the circumstances in which someone would be eligible for emergency AP and the steps to apply. 

Leveraging Advance Parole to Support DACA Recipients as DACA is Under Threat: A memo for higher education institutions – This is the one we co-published with you

Advance Parole in a Business Setting: Using Advance Parole to Support DACA Employees – This is the companion AP memo for businesses, but could be helpful to higher ed folks if they are looking into employment-based opportunities for DACA recipients to travel on AP.

5 Ways to Support Employees With DACA Blog Post – Emphasizes AP and employment-based sponsorship. The Microsoft video featuring Joel’s story is at the bottom of this page.

Supporting DACA Team Members: A Guide for EmployersA more holistic guide for supporting DACA employees, but does not have quite as much detail on AP or EB options.