“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.
“University’s recent outpouring of support for undocumented students sounds hollow given its pre-election complacency”, says the Daily Cal Senior Editorial Board. Read the full article on dailycal.org
Joel Sati on who’s got your back in the current political situation. Read the full story on the Berkeley blog
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
Did you know that the Undocumented Student Program provides free legal support, immigration legal resources, and legal representation to UC Berkeley students and their immediate family members? Speak in confidence to the attorney, Prerna Lal, and the USP Legal Assistant, Adriana Ramos, and receive informed legal advice and answers to your immigration questions. Who is … Continued
USCIS has announced that some requests for renewal of Deferred Action for Childhood Considerations (DACA) filed between February 14, 2016 and May 16, 2016 were delayed because of technical difficulties and may be outside of processing time. These delays may lead to both timely (filed 120 days or more before expiration) and untimely filed requests … 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