In May 2019, students, community and family members gathered to celebrate the class of 2019. This was the first time we celebrated some of our professional and doctoral degree students as well as our undergraduates. Here is a snapshot of all the feels experienced leading up to and on that day!
On October 10, 2018, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released a proposed rule that would expand the definition of public charge. These proposed rules are currently open for public comment until 12/10/2018. The proposed rule is not current law. The Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC) has published useful information regarding the proposed rule on its website: Here … Continued
On November 8, 2018, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a nationwide injunction preventing the Trump administration from ending Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Read the New York Times Article
USP, RISE, friends and family, and community celebrate graduates in the second annual UndocuGrad. This video captures what this celebration was all about. Congrats, UndocuGrad Class of 2018!
WHAT IS THE LATEST INFORMATION WITH REGARDS TO DACA? As of November 2018, our advice is as follows: If you currently have DACA and your DACA status is set to expire within 150 days, you should apply to renew ASAP. If your DACA is set to expire within 151 to 365 days, you should apply … Continued
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Did you know that the Undocumented Student Program provides free legal support, immigration legal resources, and legal representation to UC Berkeley students and their family members? Speak in confidence to the USP Legal Team and receive informed legal advice and answers to your immigration questions. Who is eligible for services? Current UC Berkeley undocumented undergraduate … Continued
Two Texas valedictorians caused a stir last week by declaring their Undocumented status. “When Mayte Lara Ibarra, the valedictorian of her high school’s graduating class, revealed her plans to attend the University of Texas at Austin on a scholarship, she did what any graduate would do: She shared her excitement on social media. Ms. Lara … Continued
As part of Undocu-Week , we’ve asked Undocumented Students to share their stories and explain what it means to have support from our allies. Today we’re sharing the story of Grace Kim. When I think of the word “undocumented”, many things come to mind. I think back to the time when folks told me that I … Continued
As part of Undocu-Week , we’ve asked Undocumented Students to share their stories and explain what it means to have support from our allies. Today we’re sharing the story of Dalia Nava. To me, being undocumented was not an impediment until my senior year of high school. It was then that I started realizing how truly … Continued
As part of Undocu-Week , we’ve asked Undocumented Students to share their stories and explain what it means to have support from our allies. Today we’re sharing the story of Yongbing Chang. Being undocumented was something I didn’t realize until I was applying to college. It was the small things – but these small things added … Continued
We’re excited to share with you our Five-Year strategic plan for Cal’s Undocumented Student Program. Every year 65,000 Undocumented Students Graduate from U.S. high schools. California is home to 40 percent of these students, the majority of whom face enormous barriers to their success in school and beyond, including poverty, discrimination, and a legal system that … Continued
Emily came to the United States from South Korea when she was 10 years old. She always dreamed of going to college. Her family believed success in the United States was predicated on hard work. Emily was concerned that because of her undocumented status, her options for college were limited. But she also knew that … Continued
If you see U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in your area, report it immediately to the United We Dream hotline! Call 1-844-363-1423 and be sure to share the following infographic to help protect your community from detention and deportation! #Not1More United We Dream is the largest immigrant youth-led organization in the nation. Its powerful nonpartisan network is made … Continued
In the hours following the Trump Administration’s announcement that it would end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, students shared immediate and practical concerns: Were they at risk of being deported to a country they had little or no memory of? Would they lose the ability to do work-study or hold side jobs … Continued
Charles F. Robinson, General Counsel and Vice President of Legal Affairs at the University of California, has issued this immigration FAQ for members of the University of California community.
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.
“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.