DACA Updates

Categories: General Announcements, Services

Following Trump Administration's announcement on changes to the DACA program, USCIS recently announced details about how those changes are going to be implemented. Here's what we know so far.

June 2020 Newsletter

Categories: Newsletters

Update on DACA, “The Village Speaks” discussion on systemic racism, living as an undocumented Black immigrant, and more!

“Beyond Borders” discussion with Immigrants Rising, NY Times, and Holly Cooper

Categories: General Announcements, In the Media

Join Immigrants Rising’s Co-Founder and Executive Director Katharine Gin, New York Times journalists Miriam Jordan and Kirk Semple, and Holly Cooper from the UC Davis Immigration Clinic for a discussion about “immigration in the Trump era” and what’s happening on our borders and in our cities, including San Francisco.…

Bakersfield College seeks to provide more support for undocumented students with $115,000 Catalyst Grant

Categories: California Campus Catalyst Fund, In the Media

Published January 29, 2019.

A group of Bakersfield College staff and students and community organizers gathered for the first time Friday afternoon on campus since receiving the Project Conexiones grant, also known as the California Campus Catalyst Fund. Bakersfield College is one of 33 California schools to receive the California Campus Catalyst Fund, a three-year initiative program funded and overseen by Immigrants Rising.…

Nafees: Rescinding the Texas Dream Act would hurt the state’s economy

Categories: In the Media

Published January 21, 2019.

The Texas Dream Act, passed in 2001, enables residents without legal status to pay in-state tuition fees at state colleges and universities. A new bill proposed by Rep. Biedermann, if passed, would not only rescind the Texas Dream Act and place a huge barrier on Texan immigrants but also hurt the Texas economy.…

First Convening of California Campus Catalyst Fund

Categories: California Campus Catalyst Fund, Educational Partnerships, General Announcements

 

On January 10th, over 200 students, educators, administrators, entrepreneurs, and community leaders gathered in Long Beach, California to engage in inspiring conversations about how California colleges and universities can best address the diverse needs of undocumented students and families at such a critically important time.…

VAWA Update

Categories: General Announcements

January 3, 2019

On December 21, 2018 VAWA expired at midnight due to the government shut down resulting in temporary funding cut off for programs that help victims of sexual assault, domestic abuse and stalking.

Grants already awarded under the law will not be affected by the lapse in its authorization, but the shutdown will delay payment requests from VAWA-funded programs.…