Life is full of uncertainty and fear for Arturo Fernandez, as it is for many other Undocumented Students. Read Anne Brice’s article about the struggles students face in the Trump Era.
TRAVEL WARNING: The U.S. Supreme Court has allowed the Trump Administration to roll out a ban on travel for nationals of Iran, Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Libya, Somalia and Sudan if they do not have a “bona fide relationship” with the United States. IMMIGRATION BENEFITS PROCESSING WARNING: USCIS continues to process cases for people from these countries who … Continued
“The University of California announced sweeping actions Wednesday to protect its students who came into the country illegally, saying it would refuse to assist federal immigration agents, turn over confidential records without court orders or supply information for any national registry based on race, national origin or religion.” Read the full LA Times article.
WHAT DO WE KNOW? The election of Donald Trump, coupled with the election of a Republican-leaning Congress, could give rise to dramatic and unprecedented changes in immigration law enforcement and policy. Despite many of President Obama’s immigration policies, particularly the record-breaking deportation rates , the Trump Administration is likely to institute major departures from current practice. A summary of what these changes looks like can be found here . Trump’s campaign promises, his … Continued
Our friends at Educators for Fair Consideration have issued this statement , which includes important information to pass on to you right now.
After a divisive election year, we remain hopeful and ready to work to support policies that protect the dignity of all our students and families. President-elect Donald Trump has made various statements about what he would do as president. But it remains to be seen what policies he can or will adopt. We recognize the … Continued
This April 17, 2015 New York Times article recaps the current fate of Obama’s immigration plan – where things are, and where things are headed. NEW ORLEANS — The immediate fate of President Obama ’s sweeping immigration overhaul now rests with a three-judge appeals panel after an intense legal clash on Friday between lawyers for the federal government and for a 26-state … Continued
In 2014, a website was launched to support undocumented students across the UC system. The goal for this website is to help undocumented students — both prospective and current — navigate the range of programs and resources offered at UC campuses. The site was made possible by a collaborative effort between campuses and the UC Office of the … Continued
The National Immigration Law Center reports which states across the U.S. have laws that allow immigrants access to higher education.