Informed Immigrant Guides

Our guides and Resource Library are continually refreshed with the latest guidance and materials curated from respected organizations like the National Immigration Law Center (NILC) and American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) so you can stay informed. The guides cover the following topics: (1) Supporting Undocumented Students’ Mental Health: Dealing with Trauma & Anxiety, (2) Mental […]

College Presidents with Undocumented Students: Eastern Connecticut State University

As part of The College Presidents with Undocumented Students Film Series, the UndocuScholars team at the Institute for Immigration, Globalization, and Education at UCLA met with a leader in the field, President Elsa Núñez at Eastern Connecticut State University in February 2019 to learn more about her work with undocumented students. Equity in higher education […]

College Presidents with Undocumented Students Film Series: D’Anza College

As part of The College Presidents with Undocumented Students Series, the UndocuScholars team at the Institute for Immigration, Globalization, and Education at UCLA met with a leader in the field, President Brian Murphy of De Anza College, to learn more about his work with undocumented students. Equity in higher education for undocumented students is a […]

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 […]

Promising Practices: Alamo Colleges District (Education Training Centers)

The Brackenridge (BETC) and Harlandale Education and Training Centers (HETC) have led the Alamo Colleges District for nearly 20 years in providing direct assistance to undocumented students, including Dreamers, and their families in a friendly, welcoming, and bilingual (English/Spanish) environment.  Serving as the link between the ACD and immigrant students, the Centers provide preliminary enrollment […]

Considerations for Residency Programs: Accepting Undocumented Students Who Are DACA Recipients

This directory of resources from Pre-Health Dreamers provides updated guidance to residency programs on considering applicants with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). In 2015, Pre-Health Dreamers authored a guide that provides comprehensive information on this topic and was subsequently published in Academic Medicine in 2017. This updated directory of resources provides supplemental information since […]