A Note to Undocumented Students

Themes/Topics: Art & Empowerment

Geography: California

Audience: Educator, Undocumented Youth

Download this resource as a poster and display in your classroom and campus to remind undocumented students that they can still go to college, even with the current political climate, and highlight options to pay for college in CA. The poster is available in letter size (8.5×11) and tabloid size (11×17).


A Note to Undocumented Students

You can still go to college in California even with the current political climate. Keep in mind:

  • In-state tuition eligibility has expanded
    You may qualify for lower tuition cost even if you didn’t attend 3 years of high school in California. Check if you qualify with our In-State Tuition Tool: immigrantsrising.org/istt
  • CA Dream Act is still in place
    Submit your application before May 2 at caldreamact.org. Learn more: immigrantsrising.org/cadreamact
  • Scholarships are always available
    Scholarships can help you cover the cost of attending college. Our scholarship resources are open to all students regardless of immigration status: immigrantsrising.org/scholarshiphelp
  • On-Campus support exists
    All California public colleges and universities have one or more individuals who are willing and able to support undocumented students: bit.ly/CAUndocMap

Keep going. You are not alone.


Immigrants Rising helps you make decisions based on your potential, not your perceived limits. Visit our website so you can see what’s possible: immigrantsrising.org. Revised 11/2023.

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