USP Election Response

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

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How To Get Free Legal Support

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

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What To Do If Your DACA Is Delayed

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

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Valedictorians Cause Commotion by Declaring Undocumented Status

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

Student Stories

Undocu-Week Student Stories: Grace

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

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Undocu-Week Student Stories: Dalia

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

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Undocu-Week Student Stories: Yongbing

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

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Undocu-Week Student Stories: Gladys

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 Gladys Cortez. In my life I have had the pleasure to be mentored and supported by people who even if they didn’t understand by first hand … Continued

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National Institutions Coming Out Day

Learn how schools can better work with and for undocumented students by pledging your support on National Institutions Coming Out Day! To be an unafraid, student, educator and or ally means that we consistently advocate for our right to education through leadership and advocacy. Join United We Dream’s Dream Educational Empowerment Program for National Institutions Coming … Continued