In the Media
“I grew up thinking that everything you want can only be achieved in the U.S. I thought, ‘this is where my dreams will happen. Why leave?’” — Geidy Portocarrero
“It’s just so heartbreaking knowing that they could have been eligible for this option, but the only thing that is stopping them is the age or not knowing about this earlier." — Jesús Flores Rodríguez
"I myself was an undocumented independent contractor before I obtained my work authorization through DACA in 2013." — Iliana G. Perez
“By promoting a postsecondary education after high school, we are seeking to help youth avoid common financial vulnerabilities and build economic stability for themselves and the communities in which they live,” said Barry Nelson, president and CEO of Travis Credit Union, in the press release.
Travis Credit Union partners with SAYS, CSAC, Immigrants Rising, #WeBelonginCollege campaign and Personal Statement film, to host interactive virtual events designed to teach youth about financial aid opportunities.
"Finance U" events are free, interactive, virtual events helping the youth learn about financial aid opportunities for postsecondary education and prepare for campus life and admissions.
Travis Credit Union, in partnership with Immigrants Rising, SAYS, CSAC, #WeBelonginCollege campaign and the Personal Statement film, hosts Finance U events for students.
Immigrants Rising's Community Education Lead Estefanía Hermosillo discusses fellowships, high school career program, and more in a virtual roundtable with Telemundo 52's Enrique Chiabra.