The below resources were collected and shared with us by folks at The California Community Colleges and

Visit these sites for a variety of information categorized by topic. 

General Resources Description; This site is designed to address the most common questions raised  by undocumented immigrant students who want a better future. 

Migrant Policy Institute; The nonpartisan Migration Policy Institute seeks to improve  immigration and integration policies through authoritative  research and analysis, opportunities for learning and dialogue,  and the development of new ideas to address complex policy  questions. 

National Immigration Law Center;The National Immigration Law Center (NILC) is one of the leading  organizations in the U.S. exclusively dedicated to defending and advancing the rights of immigrants with low income

Immigrants Rising; Immigrants Rising seeks to empower undocumented young  people to achieve educational and career goals through personal, institutional and policy transformation. They envision an America where all young people can pursue and complete an education with confidence and without constraint. 

My Undocumented Life; Provides up-to-date information and resources to  undocumented immigrants. Post scholarship opportunities that are open to undocumented students, strategies for navigating the educational system, information on how to apply for DACA, news on immigration policies, etc.

Street Vending; Recently enacted California Senate Bill 946 ( SB 946 the Sage Sidewalk Vending Act ) establishes requirements for local regulation of sidewalk vending. The law also prohibits all criminal penalties for sidewalk vending violations and allows anyone currently or previously prosecuted for a sidewalk vending violation to have a pending prosecution, sentence, fine or conviction dismissed.


Visit these sites for mental health and legal information. 

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  • Follow Your Dreams See how the California Dream Act can help students achieve  their educational goals. 
  • UndocuHustle See how Immigrants Rising highlights entrepreneurship  initiatives. 
  • Undocujoy See the complexities and resilience of the undocumented  experience.

Immigrants Rising helps you make decisions based on your potential, not your perceived limits. Visit our website so you can see what’s possible: For inquiries regarding this resource, please contact Nancy Jodaitis, Director of Higher Education, at