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Undocumented Student Resources – Education & Advocacy

Education & Advocacy

UndocuAlly Training

UndocuAlly Training, co-hosted by UndocuMason and CCEE’s Student Access and Equity, is for participants to understand some of the history of our undocumented communities, past and present legislation, and the lived realities and barriers our undocumented communities are fighting through with strength and resilience. The Undocually Training Team aims to create a more inclusive and supportive environments for undocumented immigrants through education and advocacy.

My Undocumented Life

The mission at My Undocumented Life is to provide up-to-date information and resources to undocumented students, their families, and allies (including educators, counselors, and administrators). They post scholarship opportunities that are open to undocumented students, strategies for navigating the educational system while undocumented, information on how to apply for DACA, key upcoming immigration-related events, news on immigration policies, and much more. Most importantly, they want to provide a sense of community to our diverse group of readers.

Know Your Rights

Established in 1979, the National Immigration Law Center (NILC) is one of the leading organizations in the U.S. exclusively dedicated to defending and advancing the rights of immigrants with low income.

At NILC, they believe that all people who live in the U.S. should have the opportunity to achieve their full potential. Over the years, they’ve been at the forefront of many of the country’s greatest challenges when it comes to immigration issues, and they play a major leadership role in addressing the real-life impact of policies that affect the ability of low-income immigrants to prosper and thrive.

Click here to know your rights when it comes to encountering law enforcement,  participating in demonstrations, and more.

Higher Ed Immigration Portal

The Higher Education Immigration Portal is new digital platform that integrates data, policies, and resources about DACA and undocumented, other immigrant, international, and refugee students to support immigration reform and federal policymaking, fuel change at the state and campus level, and build a diverse movement of partners and stakeholders advocating for these students.

Building Welcoming Schools: A Guide for K-12 Educators and After School Provider

Arriving in a new country can be an overwhelming experience for refugees, especially those who may not yet know the language or how to navigate community systems. This toolkit offers schools and after school learning centers an easily accessible way to promote a welcoming school.