Immigrant Students and the College Process

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Law & Policy Legal Aid Society Manual Part 1 This is the first part of a manual, titled “Basic Immigration Law Training for Community Advocates” that reviews immigration law, documentation, rights, and responsibilities. Electronic (PDF)
Law & Policy Legal Aid Society Manual Part 2 This is the second part of the “Basic Immigration Law Training for Community Advocates” manual that reviews immigration law, documentation, rights, and responsibilities. Electronic (PDF)
Pre/Post Survey Pre/Post Survey with Answers This is the quiz participants take at the beginning and end of the workshop with answers included. Electronic (PDF)
Law & Policy Immigration Law Scenarios and Answer Key This is an excercise that includes five scenarios and asks various questions about the status of immigrant students, with answers attached. Workbook (PDF)
Law & Policy Immigration Status Rights and Responsibilities Answer Sheet This answer sheet identifies the rights and responsibilities based on immigration status for US Citizens, Legal Permanent Residents, Refugee/Asylees, Non-Immigrant Visa Holders, and Undocumented Immigrants. Workbook (PDF)
Financial Concerns Eligibility for College Benefits by Program and Immigration Status Answer Sheet This answer sheet lists whether students are eligible for federal and state financial aid, in-state tuition rates, institutional aid, and admission to opportunity programs based on six different immigration statuses. Workbook (PDF)
Financial Concerns MALDEF Scholarship Resource Guide This is an extensive list of scholarships that may not inquire about a student’s immigration status or require a valid social security number. This list is compiled by MALDEF: The Latino Legal Voice for Civil Rights in America. Electronic (PDF)
Law & Policy DACA Fact Sheet – Expanded This fact sheet from The Legal Aid Society provides additional information on DACA since the 2014 expansion, including eligibility requirements and documents needed to prove qualification. Electronic (PDF)
Counseling Top Colleges that Enroll Rich, Middle Class and Poor This article discusses which colleges provide the best financial aid based on income. It is a helpful resource when starting to research which schools may give immigrant and undocumented students the best financial aid. Electronic (Web Page)
Counseling College Advising Guide for Undocumented Students This guide, developed by the Illinois Association for College Admission Counseling, includes admission and financial aid policies for over 75 colleges, scholarship resources, suggestions for counseling undocumented students, career information, and resources for educators, students, and parents. Electronic (Web Page)
College Process Eligibility And Notes On The College Application Process For Undocumented And CUP Students This document explains eligibility other topics based on the application process for undocumented and CUP students. Electronic (PDF)
College Process Helping Citizens With Undocumented Parents And Their Families This document by the Options Institute features a number of solutions to a variety of unique situations that parents of undocumented students may face in the college process. Electronic (PDF)
College Process Helping Undocumented Students And Their Families This document by the Options Institute features a number of solutions to a variety of unique situations that undocumented students and their families may face in the college process. Electronic (PDF)
Powerpoint Immigrant Students And The College Process Powerpoint This PowerPoint in PDF form was presented during the Immigrant Students and the College Process workshop. Electronic (PDF)
Counseling Immigrant Students Counseling Answer Sheet This file provides answers for a variety of student scenarios that may occur. Electronic (PDF)
College Process CUNY Special Programs and Undocumented Students This document presents some insights on some of CUNY’s Special Programs and how they can benefit undocumented students. Electronic (PDF)
Law & Policy Legal Aid Society Statement on DACA This one paged document explains what students will need to prove in order to apply for deferred action. Electronic (PDF)
Law & Policy Legal Aid Society Immigration Clinic Schedule This document presents the schedule of the Legal Aid Society Immigration Schedule. Electronic (PDF)
Financial Concerns Scholarships Friendly to Undocumented Students This useful document displays a range of scholarships that have traditionally been friendly to undocumented students. Electronic (PDF)
College Process CUNY Resources for Immigrant Students This document provides immigrant students with a variety of services and resources that may be helpful to them during the college process. Electronic (PDF)
Financial Concerns CUNY and SUNY In-State Tuition for Undocumented Students This document explains the qualifications that an undocumented student must meet to be charged in-state tuition at CUNY and SUNY schools. Electronic (PDF)
Immigration – NY Organizations Immigration – NY Organizations  

 

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RH Immigration Outreach Sites (updated January 2017) RH Immigration Outreach Sites (updated January 2017)   Electronic (PDF)
After the Arrest – English After the Arrest – English   Electronic (PDF)
After the Arrest – Spanish After the Arrest – Spanish   Electronic (PDF)
Emergency Plan – English and Spanish (02-26-2017) Emergency Plan – English and Spanish (02-26-2017)   Electronic (PDF)
Police encounters – English Police encounters – English   Electronic (PDF)
Police encounters – Spanish Police encounters – Spanish   Electronic (PDF)
Sanctuary Factsheet Sanctuary Factsheet   Electronic (PDF)