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How do We Handle Fear?

Jorge Ramos talks with our Entrepreneurship Fund Grantees

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.

California Community Colleges’ New Mandate To Serve DACA Students Has No Funding

Categories: California Campus Catalyst Fund, General Announcements, In the Media

"Now that Governor Gavin Newsom has signed AB 1645 into law, California Community Colleges are required to expand resources for undocumented immigrant students. However, there is one major problem with this law: the lack of funding to implement...Earlier this year California Community Colleges reported that only 35 of the system’s 115 community colleges have Dream Resource Centers. The existing centers are supported by a combination of the colleges’ own funding as well as external dollars."

How To Give Immigrant Entrepreneurs The Keys To Succeed

Categories: In the Media

Immigrants Rising is leading the research agenda on immigrants and entrepreneurship in America, along with its UndocuHustle program, which supports immigrants on their path to small business ownership with pitch competitions and mentoring.