March 2019 Newsletter


Forty-five undocumented entrepreneurs from 13 U.S. states and 15 home countries came together to connect, learn, and motivate one another at our second annual Festival of UndocuInnovation in Miami last week. Learn More

“The most valuable thing I am taking away from this weekend is the new relationship with undocumented entrepreneurs and innovators from around the nation. This space emboldened and empowered us.” — Yehimi A. Cambrón Alvarez

New Report on Undocumented Students at CA Community Colleges

We’re excited to share our groundbreaking statewide landscape analysis, which identifies challenges, provides recommendations, and shows promising practices in order to increase support for undocumented students at the CCCs. Learn More

Join us for THE JUNGLE in San Francisco on Sat 4/13

We’ll be hosting a reception and discussion with the cast of THE JUNGLE immediately following the matinee performance on Saturday April 13th. All Immigrants Rising friends and family eligible for a special 20% off discount. A limited number of free tickets also available. Learn More

Resource Highlight: Immigration Legal Intake Service

Immigrants Rising’s Immigration Legal Intake Service is an online survey to help undocumented young people learn about possible immigration options. Check out who can use this service, how it works, and what happens after submitting the form. Learn More


“We each do our part and I’m glad that my part has been at a very personal level with students, parents, and educators.”

Estefania Hermosillo, Community Education Coordinator, talks about learning how to fight against the limitations of her immigration status.