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
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
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
UC Berkeley student Grace Kim shares her experience as an undocumented student.
Diana Peña graduated as a first-generation college student from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, California, which is where she was born and raised. She then received her M.S. in Counseling, Family and Human Services, as well as her PhD in Counseling Psychology from the University of Oregon. Her professional experiences have been shaped by … 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