Who is Immigrants Rising?

Learn about our Mission, Vision, and Values.

Julio Navarette talks about what Immigrants Rising means to him.


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How does Immigrants Rising transform lives?


How do We Handle Fear?

Jorge Ramos talks with our Entrepreneurship Fund Grantees.

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Resources for Schools to Support Undocumented Students

Categories: General Announcements, Services

When undocumented young people are able to pursue their education, they can create brighter futures for themselves, their families, and their communities.

Our educational resource binder gives educators information and tools to help undocumented students realize their potential.

The binder includes step-by-step guides to applying for California’s in-state tuition, state-based financial aid, and scholarships.…

Join us when we go LIVE on 7/24

Categories: General Announcements

the social media campaign: Add one of our ImmigrantsRising frames to your Facebook profile pic (search for “immigrantsrising”) Share your own Immigrants Rising story/photo and use #stillwerise #immigrantsrising. Here are sample story/photo posts on Twitter @ImmigrantsRise, Instagram @ImigrantsRising, and Facebook @ImmigrantsRising.…

E4FC is now Immigrants Rising

Categories: General Announcements

After more than 10 years of helping to transform lives, we’re making a few changes of our own.

Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC) is now known as Immigrants Rising, a name that better reflects who we are and what we do.…

Four Undocumented Immigrants Share their American Startup Stories

Categories: In the Media, Leadership Opportunities

Though seemingly counterintuitive, undocumented immigrants assert that it’s practical to start a business — because they’re betting on themselves. While DACA has afforded an estimated 700,000 undocumented immigrants the security of staying in the U.S. and being employable, their futures remain highly uncertain and unpredictable.…

Deported at Any Time: How Dreamers Thrive Despite Uncertainty

Categories: In the Media, Leadership Opportunities, Services

“All of us — with or without DACA — and our family members can get deported at any time. My parents and I have thought about what we’d do if we are forced to leave, like consolidating bank accounts and starting a business in our home country,” said liana Perez, a DACA recipient and the head of Immigrants Rising, E4FC’s initiative that helps undocumented youth pursue entrepreneurship.…

Whatever Trump decides to do with DACA, these young immigrants will find a way to keep innovating

Categories: Financial Support, In the Media, Leadership Opportunities

Published September 1, 2017.

At the upcoming Festival of UndocuInnovation, Dreamers from around the country will share their projects and look for funding and support.

Read the full story: Whatever Trump decides to do with DACA, these young immigrants will find a way to keep innovating (Fast Company.com)…