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Resources for Undocumented Students
- • Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC) is a San Francisco-based non-profit organization that empowers undocumented young people to pursue their dreams of college, career, and citizenship in the United States. They address the holistic needs of undocumented young people through direct support, leadership development, community outreach, and advocacy. Their programming is designed by and for undocumented young people with support from committed allies. Click here for more information.
- Latino Educational Achievement Project (LEAP) The Latino/a Educational Achievement Project (LEAP) was started in 1998 to improve academic achievement of Latino students. LEAP offers services such as an annual educational conference and legislative day, student leadership forums and public education workshops for parents, students, and educators. LEAP is a tax-exempt, non-profit organization in Washington State. Click here for more information.
- The Path to College for Undocumented Students
- This guide lays out the most common routes undocumented students can take to enroll in an undergraduate program:
- 1. Facts about the path to citizenship
- 2. The DREAM Act and DACA
- 3. Rights as an undocumented student
- 4. Searching for and selecting colleges
- 5.Applying for college
- 6. The challenges of financial aid and finding scholarships
- • Washington Dream Act Coalition
A grassroots youth movement founded by student leaders from the state of Washington in an effort to raise awareness and build support to push for Comprehensive Immigration Reform and the DREAM Act. Click here for more information.
- • Northwest Immigrants Rights Project
Northwest Immigrant Rights Project promotes justice for low-income immigrants by pursuing and defending their legal status. They focus on providing direct legal services, supported by their education and public policy work. Want to get involved? In this website you will find volunteer and internship opportunities, workshops and great tips for preparing for DACA clinics. This site is prepared for DREAMERs by NWIRP.
- • College Guide for Undocumented Students
This website provides information to undocumented students about how to overcome obstacles when pursuing a college education, the DREAM Act, DACA, Applying for College and Financing an Education. The website provides an overview on how to navigate the college system while being considered an undocumented student. Click here for more information.
- • QLaw: free legal help for LGBTQ immigrants, free legal clinic on the 3rd Thursday of the month 7-9pm at Seattle Counseling Service (1216 Pine Street, Suite 300) by appointment only, call to get an appointment at (206) 235.7235 or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
- • NW Immigrant Justice Project:
http://www.nwirp.org/ ; if talking to someone in person let them know that wait times can be long, from 1 week up to several months