Four Things Undocumented Students Need to Know About Applying to College
Applying to College
How DACA Students Can Apply to College
11 tips for Dreamers.
The CollegeBoard’s Repository of Resources for Undocumented Students
A list of organizations and resources for how to get support through applying and attending college.
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Paying for College: Scholarships and In-State Tuition
A List of Schools’ Financial Aid Policies toward Undocumented Students
Each school has their own policies. While your options may be more limited, there are many schools out there that strongly support you in your journey.
4-Year Colleges & Universities Admissions Policies, Financial Aid, and Scholarships
Admission policies, financial aid, and scholarship opportunities at colleges and universities throughout the nation and abroad.
How Undocumented Immigrants Might Qualify for College Financial Aid in N.J.
The New Jersey legislature is writing a bill that will allow undocumented students who graduated from a New Jersey high school to receive state financial aid.
Student Loans for Immigrants: Here are some tips for applying for loans as an immigrant.
Laws and Regulations
Free or Reduced-Price Legal Help
When in doubt, ask a professional.
DACA – The pros and cons of applying for DACA
DACA is a temporary option to defer deportation: “If you are considering applying for DACA but haven’t yet done so, take the time to first consider your own personal, immigration, and criminal history and the risks of providing these details to the U.S. government.”
FERPA – The US Department of Education
You have a right to privacy regarding your educational information.
HB60 – Illinois Coalition for Immigrants and Refugee Rights
An Illinois act that allows in-state tuition for undocumented students.
HB540 – Resources for Undocumented Students (AB 540)
A California act that allows in-state tuition for undocumented students
Individual Tax Identification Number (ITIN) – American Immigration Council
A number given to people without social security numbers so that they can still pay taxes, gaining tax credits, getting a driver’s license, and other things.
Resources for educators
Post-Election: What Educators Can Do to Support Undocumented Students
Everything you need to know about how you can support undocumented students.