Undocumented Student Support
With the end of DACA today, September 5, 2017, we wanted to share some helpful resources moving forward.
If you are a current SCU student or an alum who is DACAmented, and need help related to your DACA renewal, please contact Erin Kimura-Walsh at the LEAD Scholars Program at email@example.com or 408-554-2129.
For an introduction to your rights and preparation of documents, please see immigration attorney, Patricia Castorena's presentation that she shared on campus on January 22, 2017:
1. Get Educated! Read the information above, listen to the news, attend an UndocuAlly Training
UndocuAlly trainings are offered to staff and faculty each quarter. Look out for email announcements or email Ray Plaza, Office of Diversity and Inclusion at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Student session are not regularly offered but can be arranged. Please also contact Ray Plaza at email@example.com for more information regarding student sessions.
2. Speak Up! Contact your local legistators!
3. Support Undocumented Students
4. Attend an Event to Advocate for Undocumented Students
The Undocumented Student Working Group (USWG) is a cross-departmental group that includes students, faculty and staff who are passionate about supporting and advocating for our undocumented students and students from mixed-status families. We plan and implement a wide a range of initiatives including: a resource day for undocumented students with legal consultations, individual student support, and UndocuAlly trainings for faculty, staff and students and workshops for undocumented students and mixed status students.
The USWG includes:
Matthew Duncan, Office of Student Life
Christina Guzman, Center for Multicultural Learning
Erin Kimura-Walsh, LEAD Scholars Program
Omar Harb-Michel, Residence Life
Ray Plaza, Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Anna Sampaio, Ethnic Studies
Jesica Siham Fernandez, Ethnic Studies
Matt Smith, Campus Ministry
Student Leaders, Undocumented Students and Allies Asssociation
To learn more our initiatives or consult with us about the undocumented student experience, please contact Erin Kimura-Walsh at firstname.lastname@example.org or 408-554-2129.