DACA Updates

Categories: General Announcements, Immigration Legal Intake Service, Resources

November 8, 2018

Today the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the Trump administration’s efforts to cancel DACA and issued a decision that stated the following:

Trump administration’s reasons to cancel DACA in September 2017 was “arbitrary and capricious.” The plaintiffs were likely to succeed on their claim that terminating DACA was unlawful.…

Helping students figure out if they qualify for in-state tuition

Categories: California In-State Tuition Tool, General Announcements, Services

“Getting in-state tuition helps me become a normal student. I get to be a student who goes to classes and worries about homework not just about money.” — Izabela Menga, Fellow and Scholar

Students can quickly find out whether they’re eligible for in-state tuition at California colleges and universities through our new In-State Tuition Tool.…

Now Accepting Presentation Requests

Categories: General Announcements, Presentations, Services

Help students make decisions based on potential, not perceived limits.

Immigrants Rising offers in-person and online presentations about the opportunities available for undocumented young people to go to college and pursue careers. Our presentations cover immigration law and policy, college access, financial aid, career opportunities, and entrepreneurship.…

Resources for Schools to Support Undocumented Students

Categories: General Announcements, Resources

When undocumented young people are able to pursue their education, they can create brighter futures for themselves, their families, and their communities.

Our educational resource binder gives educators information and tools to help undocumented students realize their potential.

The binder includes step-by-step guides to applying for California’s in-state tuition, state-based financial aid, and scholarships.…

Deported at Any Time: How Dreamers Thrive Despite Uncertainty

Categories: Festival of UndocuInnovation, In the Media, Resources

“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.…