Stepping Up: California Campuses Expanding Services for Undocu­mented Students and Families

Categories: In the Media

Published October 11, 2018.

“This is why I am so inspired by undocumented students who are trying to get an education and build a future in the only country many of them have ever known. It’s also why I am so excited to see how California’s public colleges and universities are responding to a new opportunity to bolster their efforts to help undocumented students and their families succeed.”

Read the full story: Stepping Up: California Campuses Expanding Services for Undocu­mented Students and Families (Haas Jr: Perspectives)…

Four Undocumented Immigrants Share their American Startup Stories

Categories: In the Media, Leadership Opportunities

Though seemingly counterintuitive, undocumented immigrants assert that it’s practical to start a business — because they’re betting on themselves. While DACA has afforded an estimated 700,000 undocumented immigrants the security of staying in the U.S. and being employable, their futures remain highly uncertain and unpredictable.…

Deported at Any Time: How Dreamers Thrive Despite Uncertainty

Categories: In the Media, Leadership Opportunities, Services

“All of us — with or without DACA — and our family members can get deported at any time. My parents and I have thought about what we’d do if we are forced to leave, like consolidating bank accounts and starting a business in our home country,” said liana Perez, a DACA recipient and the head of Immigrants Rising, E4FC’s initiative that helps undocumented youth pursue entrepreneurship.…

Whatever Trump decides to do with DACA, these young immigrants will find a way to keep innovating

Categories: Financial Support, In the Media, Leadership Opportunities

Published September 1, 2017.

At the upcoming Festival of UndocuInnovation, Dreamers from around the country will share their projects and look for funding and support.

Read the full story: Whatever Trump decides to do with DACA, these young immigrants will find a way to keep innovating (Fast Company.com)…