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Resources for Undocumented/DACAmented Students
Immigration has been a topic of national conversation. Some of that conversation has been focus on undocumented immigrants in the United States and on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Status of DACA is uncertain at this time. IMPORTANT NOTICE: Renew DACA today at the Immigration Law Clinic.
Stay up-to-date about DACA: https://ww.nilc.org/issues/daca/
Below you will find a list of resources that might help Undocumented/DACAmented students and those individuals who want to find ways to support Undocumented/DACAmented students.
Undocumented/Documented college students and youth are also often referred to as DREAMers. Learn more about the DREAM Act: proposed legislation that would benefit them, on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DREAM_Act
Read this Profile of Mariana Sarmiento from Dreamer to Dream Come True https://www.unlv.edu/news/article/dreamer-making-dream-come-true
Patler, C. (2018). To reveal or conceal: How diverse undocumented youth navigate legal status disclosure. Sociological Perspectives. https://doi.org/10.1177/0731121418775092
Vaquera, E., Aranda, E., & Sousa-Rodriguez, I. (2017). Emotional challenges of undocumented young adults: Ontological security, emotional capital, and well-being. Social Problems, 64 (2), 298-314.
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