Who is Immigrants Rising?

Learn about our Mission, Vision, and Values.

Julio Navarette talks about what Immigrants Rising means to him.


Entrepreneurship Fund Kickstarter Grants

Short-term grants of up to $2,000 for entrepreneurs and freelancers

How does Immigrants Rising transform lives?


How do We Handle Fear?

Jorge Ramos talks with our Entrepreneurship Fund Grantees.

CA In-State Tuition Has Expanded

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2020 Scholarship and Fellowship Lists

Categories: General Announcements, Resources, Services

This year, we’ve expanded our Scholarship and Fellowship Lists with 222 brand-new scholarships and 80 fellowships. The complete list now contains 344 undergraduate and 302 graduate/post-graduate scholarships and fellowships that do not require proof of citizenship or legal permanent residency (425 open to individuals who don't have DACA).

The Overlooked Undocumented Immigrants: From India, China, Brazil

Categories: In the Media

“Their parents encourage them to keep their heads low, not share their stories, not speak out about immigration issues,” said Katharine Gin, executive director of Immigrants Rising, a San Francisco-based advocacy organization that works with undocumented youth. "Especially if they’re not from Mexico or other parts of Latin America, no one suspects them of being undocumented.”

As Supreme Court decision looms, undocumented Asians say they must speak up or risk losing DACA

Categories: In the Media

“We basically had a piece of legislation that gave us a purpose — gave us energy,” said Dean Santos, who works at Immigrants Rising, a San Francisco nonprofit that helps undocumented young people achieve their career and educational goals. DACA “helped define us and started getting some of us involved in fighting for our rights. But honestly, there’s still not enough involvement.”

November 2019 Newsletter

Categories: Newsletters

Stories of #Undocuhustle, Heartbreak, and Humor, Newest Kickstarter Grant Winner, DACA Update, and more.

This Month’s Entrepreneurship Fund Kickstarter Grant Winner

Categories: Entrepreneurship Fund Kickstarter Grant, Financial Support, General Announcements

Congratulations to Juan Deoses, who’ll receive support for his entrepreneurial project Centro Familiar, which provides quality mental health services to undocumented children and families who otherwise wouldn’t have access to professional services. Every month we award up to $2,000 short-term, non-renewable funding through our Entrepreneurship Fund Kickstarter Grants.