All students deserve a fair chance at education and opportunity
Whether you prefer to call yourself a DREAMer or DACA, we stand with you and all undocumented students in support of your college and career aspirations. So dream big dreams, we’ve got your back!
To get started on the right foot, check out these comprehensive resources that can help you on your unique journey.
Start with the Undocumented Student’s Guide to College where you can find a comprehensive explanation of all of the benefits available to undocumented students in the state of Illinois. Don’t miss page 13 for all of the different supports to help you pay for school.
If you feel that you need help for yourself or your family from an Immigrant Rights Group, check out these recommendations:
Past experience has informed us that when students hear accounts of the successful journeys of peers who come from similar backgrounds they are more likely to find success themselves. In that way, here are resources which share with you the journeys others took, and the obstacles they overcame in order to find success in their lives.
Watch Maria’s story of being undocumented and how she learned that she was not alone
The important thing to remember through all of this is that you are not alone. These are just a small sample of the hundreds of resources and organizations who are out there actively working in support of undocumented students and their families. So don’t be afraid to ask for help, and…