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

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Facebook: We Made The Change. Did You?

Greetings, beautiful family! We’re proud to say we finally made the transition from a “Friend” page to a “Like” page! This is primarily due to easier accessibility to the page and to make it easier for folks to share our resources! After Tuesday, March 15th the Undocu StudentProgram “Friend” page will become inactive, and we … Continued

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USP’s Five-Year Strategic Plan: 2015-2020

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

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Apply to Dream Summer Fellowship Program

The Dream Summer program provides fellowship opportunities to immigrant youth and allies throughout the nation. Dream Summer participants will engage in social justice work and movement building by addressing the intersections of immigrant rights issues with queer and transgender communities, the Asian Pacific Islander community, mass incarceration and deportations perpetuated by the criminalization of people … Continued