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Resources for DACAmented and Undocumented Students

DACA Update After Supreme Court Decision — July, 2020

Immigrants Rising: Life After College Guide — valuable information, tips, and resources to help undocumented students navigate life after graduation.
https://immigrantsrising.org/wp-content/uploads/Immigrants-Rising_Life-After-College.pdf

Ways to Get Involved for DACA and Undocumented Students

United We Dream (UWD) Groups
The largest immigrant youth-led community in the country — join a local UWD affiliate to get involved in your community. 
https://unitedwedream.org

My (Un)Documented Life blog contributors
Guest contributors to My (Un)Documented Life blog
https://mydocumentedlife.org

We Are Here to Stay
Create local grassroots campaigns to create sanctuary in your city. 
https://weareheretostay.org

DoSomething.org Fake ID, Real Impact
Encourage undocumented students to apply to college by sharing scholarship resources that don’t require legal status or a social security number. Print out our scholarship resources list and place it in high-traffic areas in your school.
https://www.dosomething.org/us/campaigns/fake-id-real-impact

DoSomething.org Pride Over Prejudice
Post a selfie online with where your family is "from" along with a powerful myth-busting caption to add to our Solidarity Wall.
https://www.dosomething.org/us/campaigns/pride-over-prejudice?source=campaigns

Legal Resources

The National Immigration Law Center (NILC)
NILC is one of the leading organizations in the U.S. exclusively dedicated to defending and advancing the rights of immigrants with low income.

Immigrants Rising
If you are undocumented, have DACA or TPS, the first step to taking control of your future is finding out about your options. The Immigration Law Intake Service is a free, anonymous and personalized online service staffed by legal service professionals that helps you learn about your immigration options.

Immigration Equality
Has a variety of helpful resources, with a special emphasis on LGBTQ individuals.

College Application Resources

College Greenlight’s College Options for Undocumented Students
http://blog.collegegreenlight.com/blog/

Higher Dreams Private College Policies on DACA and Undocumented Students
https://www.higherdreams.org/application-guide

My Undocumented Life
Blog on Private Colleges that Accept Undocumented Students as Domestic Students
https://mydocumentedlife.org/2015/11/16/private-colleges-that-accept-undocumented-students-as-domestic-students/

Student Resource and Empowerment Center
https://ethnicstudies.sfsu.edu/Studentcenter/resources-daca-students

Financial Aid Resources

College Board’s FAQs on Paying for College for Undocumented Students
https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/get-started/for-undocumented-students/questions-and-answers-about-paying-for-college

Get Me to College School Financial Aid Policies towards Undocumented Students
http://getmetocollege.org/financial-aid/info-for-undocumented-students/school-policies-towards-undocumented-students

Higher Dreams State by State Overview of DACA Financial Aid Politics
https://www.higherdreams.org

Page last updated: July 02, 2020