RESOURCES OLD

Below you will find a list of links, toolkits, guides, references and other information that can help DREAMer Scholars in their successful completion of a college education. We also list other sites where DREAMers can find scholarships, programs, and local support. If you see something that can help our DREAMer community, teachers, counselors, and allies, and is not listed here, please send us an email to info@www.thedream.us with your suggestions.


U.S. Department of Education released a Resource Guide to help schools, colleges, teachers, and others, support the college and career success of undocumented and DACA youth in secondary and postsecondary settings, check it out!

Resource Guide: Supporting Undocumented Youth


 

DACA Resources

National Legal Support

DACA Guide

http://www.immigrationpolicy.org/just-facts/deferred-action-childhood-arrivals-qa-guide-updated

Own the Dream

http://www.weownthedream.org/

DACA Renewal Calculator 

http://www.nilc.org/dacarenewalcalculator.html

Travel Information for DACA Students

http://www.ilrc.org/files/documents/advance_parole_guide.pdf

Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC)

http://e4fc.org/home.html

State/Local Legal Support

New York

Hispanic Federation leads a citizenship consortium that has an exemplary record. Since its inception, the consortium has served over 30,000 immigrants:

 http://www.hispanicfederation.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=3&Itemid=71 .

Illinois:
http://www.chooseyourfuture.org/

DACA Mini Grants & Loan Programs

CA, Bay Area

http://e4fc.org/dacaminigrants.html

FL- South Florida

http://fldream.swer.org/information-2/daca-mini-grant/

New York

http://nedap.org/DREAMerLoanFund/

Illinois

https://www.self-helpfcu.org/communitytrust/loans/dreamer-loan

Education Resources

Information and other Scholarships Open to Undocumented Students

Golden Doors Scholars Scholarship

http://www.goldendoorscholars.org/ 

The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund

http://www.davisputter.org/apply/faqs/

10, 000 Degrees – Undocumented Students

http://www.10000degrees.org/students/scholarships/undocumented-students/

Guide on Going to College

http://flsueno.com/college/ 

College Board and Educators 4 Fair Consideration Resources:

http://www.e4fc.org/images/TradUndergrad_List2016_Final.pdf

Educators Guide on Raids

http://www.aft.org/sites/default/files/im_uac-educators-guide_2016.pdf

 ¡Gradúate! Financial Aid Guide to Success

http://www.ed.gov/edblogs/hispanic-initiative/graduate-financial-aid-guide-to-success/

 Harvard College Act on a Dream’s searchable scholarship database for undocumented

students: http://www.actonadream.org/resources/scholarships/

 DREAM Activist Resources:

http://www.dreamactivist.org/faq/education/scholarships/

Financial Aid Resources for Hispanic Students

http://www.onlinecolleges.net/for-students/financial-aid-hispanic-students/

 MALDEF DREAM Act Student Activist Scholarship:

http://www.maldef.org/leadership/scholarships/

MALDEF Resource Guide 2012-13:

http://static.squarespace.com/static/50b79574e4b0ece0e0238508/t/510957e8e4b048227a7bceeb/1359566824029/2012-2013%20MALDEF%20Scholarship%20List.pdf

 NILC’s Resources:

http://www.nilc.org/eduaccesstoolkit10.html

Campus Progress “Removing Barriers to Higher Education for Undocumented Students” Guide:

https://cdn.americanprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/UndocHigherEd-report2.pdf

Hispanic Scholarship Fund Resources:

http://hsf.net/en/resources/for-dreamers

 Congressional Hispanic Caucus

http://www.chci.org/scholarships/

 Minnesota Guide Great for all Students

http://navigatemn.org/docs/college_guide_2011.pdf

 Scholarship AZ- List of other Scholarships

http://www.scholarshipsaz.org/wp/scholarships/

Scholarship for Illinois Dreamers

http://www.ddlrscholarship.org/

Univision Becas

https://univision.hsfts.net/#/

Questions and Answers about Paying for College

https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/get-started/for-undocumented-students/questions-and-answers-about-paying-for-college

Blog

My (Un)Documented Life-UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION & RESOURCES FOR UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS

http://mydocumentedlife.org/

DACA & Employment Rights 

USCIS Guidance for Employers: 
http://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/USCIS/Humanitarian/Deferred%20Action%20for%20Childhood%20Arrivals/DACA-Fact-Sheet-I-9_Guidance-for-employers_nov20_2012.pdf
 DACA and Employment Rights:
https://nilc.org/dacaworkplacerights.html

 

Information on States with In-State Tuition

Several states currently have laws permitting certain undocumented students who have attended and graduated from their primary and secondary schools to pay the same tuition as their classmates at public institutions of higher education. See a list of resources and information on the states that have in-state tuition.

Interactive Map

A map which show A state-by-state analysis of how states treat undocumented students who want to go to public colleges.

http://www.americasquarterly.org/charticles/immigrant-access-to-higher-education/?utm_content=buffer5eb02&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Facts About In-State Tuition

http://www.nilc.org/fsinstate.html

Texas In-State Tuition Guide

http://world.utexas.edu/isss/students/dreamers

Films, Movies, & Music Videos

FILMS

Underwater Dreams Film

http://www.underwaterdreamsfilm.com/#prettyPhoto

The Dream is Now

thedreamisnow.org

Documented

http://www.defineamerican.com/documented

MUSIC

Aloe Blacc Video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M_o6axAseak

La Santa Cecilia

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0lNJviuYUEQ

SHORT DOCUMENTARIES

Illegal Movie

www.illegalmovie.org

BOOKS

Americans by Heart

We are Americans: Undocumented Students Pursuing the American

Underground Undergrads: UCLA Undocumented Immigrant

Right to Dream: Immigration Reform and America’s Future

No Undocumented Child Left Behind: Plyler V. Doe and the Education

Just Like Us: The True Story of Four Mexican Girls Coming of Age

Out of Status

The Ones Who Don’t Stay

Impossible Subjects: Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America

Lives in Limbo-Undocumented and Coming of Age in America

Guides

Parent Guides

http://e4fc.org/resources/parentguides.html

Got DACA Now What?

http://e4fc.org/images/E4FC_GOTDACA_UPDATED.pdf

Consular Assistance

Directory of the 50 Consulates of Mexico in the United States

“MiConsulmex”: free of cost app of consular services for smartphones, including a special section about DACA.

Available for Apple and Android devices.

Apple

Android

“Centro de Información de Actualidad Migratoria” (Current Migration Information Center):

This call center offers information about consular and outreach services, including local DACA related events. Toll free number, 1 855-INFO-3-95. / 1 855 463 6395.
Institute for Mexicans Abroad (IME): IME offers a wide range of information and services, from health and education to sports and culture, through the 50 Mexican Consulates in the US.

http://www.ime.gob.mx/

Mobile Apps

DACA Scholars:

http://get.theapp.co/da7f/

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