Resource Library

About DACA

Department of Homeland Security: Exercising Prosecutorial Discretion with Respect to Individuals Who Came the to U.S. as Children 

Migration Policy Institute: DACA at the Two-Year Mark – A National and State Profile of Youth Eligible and Applying for Deferred Action (Report)(Webinar)

Migration Policy Institute: DACA at the Three-Year Mark – High Pace of Renewals, But Processing Difficulties Evident

New York Immigration Coalition: DACA Backgrounder – Policy Overview and Demographics

New York Immigration Coalition: Comprehensive DACA Presentation

USCIS: Frequently Asked Questions (English); (Spanish); (Chinese); (Korean); (Tagalog); (Vietnamese)

U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen: May 19, 2016 Opinion – Texas v. USA


DACA Eligibility and Application Process

Consulate General of Mexico in New York: How to Get Your Passport or Consular ID

Consulate General of Mexico in Sacramento: Campaign to Support First Time DACA Applicants

Department of Education: Questions and Answers about Education Records

Educators for Fair Consideration: Steps to Prepare for Your DACA Renewal

Educators for Fair Consideration: Ten Reasons to Consider Applying for DACA (English); (Korean); (Spanish); (Tagalog)

Immigrant Legal Resource Center: Frequently Asked Questions Regarding the DACA Education Requirement

New York Immigration Coalition: Document Checklist for DACA Applicants

New York State Department of Education: Letter Regarding Educational Program Verification Form for DACA Applicants

USCIS: Infographic – Initial Application and Renewal Process

USCIS: DACA Toolkit – Resources for Community Partners

We Own the Dream: Applying for DACA When You Are in an Alternative Education Program


DACA Recipients 

Center for American Progress: Results from a Nationwide Survey of DACA Recipients Illustrate the Program’s Impact

Department of Justice: DACA Recipients – Learn About Your Right to Work

Educators for Fair Consideration: Comparison of Benefits & Rights Based on Immigration Status

Educators for Fair Consideration: Got DACA, Now What? What to Know When Your Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Request is Approved

United We Dream: A Portrait of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Recipients

USCIS: DACA Guidance for Employers


Outreach and Funding Opportunities

California Department of Social Services: One California Award Announcement 

National AAPI DACA Video Tour: Upcoming Screenings

NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs: ActionNYC DACA Education Initiative Request for Proposals

Televisa Foundation: Think About It Campaign (English); (Spanish)


Secondary, Postsecondary and Adult Education and Training

Department of Education: Letter to Educators Regarding Support for DACA Students

Educators for Fair Consideration: Top 10 Ways to Support Undocumented Students

Educators for Fair Consideration: DACA Toolkit for Educators

Migration Policy Institute: Diploma, Please – Promoting Educational Attainment for DACA- and Potential DREAM Act-Eligible Youth (Report); (Webinar)

City of Chicago: Dreamers Summer Program Flyer

 Secondary Education

Migration Policy Institute: Lessons from the Local Level: DACA’s Implementation and Impact on Education and Training Success (Report); (Webinar)

City of Chicago: Dreamers Summer Program Flyer

Postsecondary Education

Center for American Progress: Removing Barriers to Higher Education for Undocumented Students 

Chicago Public Schools: Dream Fund Scholarship Flyer

Chicago Public Schools: Illinois DREAM Act Summary

Chicago Public Schools: Scholarship Guide with Information for Dreamers

City Colleges of Chicago: Chicago STAR Scholarship Flyer

City Colleges of Chicago: Frequently Asked Questions for Undocumented Students

The College Board: Repository of Resources for Undocumented Students

Consulate General of Mexico in Sacramento: 2014 Cien Amigos-IME  Becas Scholarship Fund Call for Applications

TheDream.US: 2015 Poster (English); (Chinese); (French Creole); (Korean): (Spanish)

Educators for Fair Consideration: How to Support College-Bound Undocumented Students – Advice for Parents (English); (Spanish)

National Immigration Law Center: Basic Facts about In-State Tuition for Undocumented Immigrant Students

National Immigration Law Center: Eligibility for In-State Tuition, Fee Waivers, Financial Aid, and Scholarships in California

The UndocuScholars Project: In the Shadows of the Ivory Tower – Undocumented Undergraduates and the Liminal State of Immigration Reform

Adult Education and Training

Department of Education: Information on Adult Education and Training Programs by State

Department of Education: Letter to the Texas Workforce Commission Regarding the Use of AEFLA Funds for Foreign-Language Instruction in Academic Content Areas (Such as GED)

Department of Labor: Training and Employment Guidance Letter – Eligibility of DACA Participants for WIA and Wagner-Peyser Act Programs

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