“We really want to send the message that there are so many contributions folks can bring outside of their immigration status,” said Rocío Preciado.
"The DACA generation are not kids anymore. A lot of us are in our 30s and 40s. We’re doing this work so that the future generation of undocumented students doesn’t have such a hard time like we did when we were going to school."
“There is in-state intuition, the California Dream Act is still in place, scholarships are still available, and you do not need DACA to be able to access college,” said Nancy Jodaitis.
Under my leadership, I’d like to see Immigrants Rising take an even more holistic approach to empowering undocumented individuals to thrive now and into the future by nurturing and expanding innovative programming rooted in personal experience.
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