Fact Sheet: Number of Dreamers Graduating from High School

On April 24, 2019, the Migration Policy Institute (MPI) released a new fact sheet: How Many Unauthorized Immigrants Graduate from the U.S. High Schools Annually? The research was commissioned by the Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration. The fact sheet may be downloaded using this link and can also be found at MPI’s website. […]

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 […]

Higher Ed Guide to Tuition, Financial Aid, & Other Funding Opportunities for Undocumented Students

The following resource provides an overview of in-state tuition, state financial aid, and other funding policies and opportunities for undocumented graduate and undergraduate students at both public and private institutions. The resource highlights actions public and private colleges and universities can take to expand and grow higher education access and funding opportunities for undocumented students, […]

Alumni Narrative: Lev

Lev Sviridov, an asylum seeker, pursued higher education in the U.S. State of Residence: New York University: The City College of New York Lev Sviridov, born in Russia, graduated from the City College of New York. Lev was raised in a single-parent household in Moscow. After Lev’s mother had a traumatic experience on the subway, […]

Alumni Narrative: Myra

Myra, a Burmese refugee, came to the U.S. on a student visa. State of Residence: Virginia University: Hunter College Myra Dahgaypaw is a Burmese refugee. As a child growing up in a war zone, Myra moved to multiple villages as a result of Burmese troops setting villages on fire to cause fear. Being in an […]