This FAQ provides critical information for higher ed administration and staff on protocol for responding to ICE inspections and raids in a manner that protects the rights of employees, students, and the university/institution.
This FAQ provides an overview of differences in enrollment procedure for "international students" and undocumented students, and ways for administrators to be sensitive to undocumented student's needs.
This toolkit highlights resources and best practices available to California educators in order to create safe and welcoming schools for all students, including immigrants and refugees. It includes an overview of student rights, suggested school district policies, classroom supporting materials and more.
A website created by the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) to provide information on school plans, resources for teachers on supporting immigrant students and families, and DACA for teachers.
This resource presents examples of approaches educational institutions and non-profit organizations are taking across diverse regions and contexts to address immediate concerns; respond to emerging needs; and provide a supportive space in which families feel supported and students can thrive socially, emotionally, and academically.
Arriving in a new country can be an overwhelming experience for refugees, especially those who may not yet know the language or how to navigate community systems. This toolkit offers schools and after school learning centers an easily accessible way to promote a welcoming school.
A letter from Myong Leigh, SFUSD Interim Superintendent, and Edwin Lee, San Francisco Mayor, responding to students and families after the election with answers to questions regarding the immigration status of students and families.
A resolution from the San Francisco Board of Education from 2009 condemning the practice of city or county employees reporting undocumented students to ICE and supporting an ordinance restoring due process rights to undocumented youth in the juvenile justice system.
A letter by Columbia Provost John Coatsworth regarding the university's intent to not cooperate with immigration enforcement, to protect student information, to expand financial aid in the event of DACA reversal, and to offer support services for undocumented students.
An open letter written by members of the College for All Coalition urging California educational leaders to take specific actions to ensure safe, inclusive, and equitable educational environments across the state.
A statement from the California Faculty Association, a union representing educators in the CSU system, regarding protecting and defending undocumented students, employees, and families and actions to be taken in the event of DACA reversal.
A statement by Steve Zimmer, L.A. Unified Board President, denouncing President Trump's executive order on immigration and affirming L.A. schools as a safe zone for children and their families and L.A. Unified's intention to not cooperate with immigration enforcement.
A toolkit from United We Dream's National Coming Out Day, a campaign to unite undocumented students, educators, and institutions to work together to increases resources for undocumented. The toolkit includes practices and policies for making education more accessible to undocumented students.
A toolkit from United We Dream which covers how educators and schools can make their school environments safe and welcoming for undocumented students, create sanctuary schools, and support local campaigns for sanctuary cities with multiple resources.
A guide from the U.S. Department of Education on how to support undocumented students in high school and college which includes legal guidelines, explanations of policies, tips for educators, models from the field, and resources.
An Undocucollege guide about the accessibility of higher education for undocumented students in California, including information regarding challenges, institutional models for success, and an equity tool to help schools assess the level of support they already provide to undocumented students.
A guide from Teaching Tolerance for educators and educational support staff which includes facts about undocumented students, FAQs about immigration raids, and actions schools can take to support immigrant and refugee children.
A guide from the National Immigration Law Center for educators and educational support staff with facts about undocumented students, FAQs about immigration raids, tools to support students and families, know your rights information, and other resources.
A preliminary report on the ability of local communities to decide, based on their own form of local government, how they may enact policies to protect immigrant rights. The report is intended to provide advocates with basic information about available options to effectively address the very real safety and security…
A short article from United We Dream about how teachers can be activists and advocates with and for undocumented students in three sections: Knowing the Facts, Understanding the Experience, and Continuing to Learn, Grow and Advocate.