DACA and undocumented Stduent Resources

CMC fully supports students of all immigration statuses, including DACA students!

It is important to know your rights when it comes to law enforcement, click here to find out more. 

 Dean of Students provides many resources for DACA students including: 

  • Facilitating access to legal counsel for DACA students and their families

  • Emergency funding, including grants, which can cover unanticipated expenses including

  • fees to apply for or renew DACA status;

  • wages for on-campus employment opportunities;

  • supplemental grant funds for educational expenses not otherwise covered under financial aid packages; and other expenses in consultation with the Dean of Students.

IDEAS: IDEAS (Improving Dreams, Equity, Access, and Success) is a 5C organization that aims to organize, promote, encourage, and further the education of immigrant students by providing support through various avenues. They hope to foster and advocate for an accessible environment for students at the Claremont College Campuses. More info

Additional Local Resources: 

 Local Nonprofits that Provide Service 

  • Advancing Justice: Advancing Justice takes DACA cases pro-bono and provides services to the API community. 

  • TODEC (Training Occupational Development Educating Communities) : TODEC Legal Center is a nonprofit community based organization that aims to serve migrant communities in the San Bernardino, Riverside, and Imperial communities. 

  • Inland Coalition for Immigrant Justice: The Inland Coalition for Immigrant Justice currently focuses on advocacy, changing the narrative, and capacity building. They operate an Emergency response network that operates 24 hours and immediately responds to migrant raids and operatives, document violations of rights and due process, and provide legal and other help to affected people/families.

    • (909-361-4588)

  • Public Counsel: Public Council offers pro-bono legal representation for DACA cases, asylum seekers, and more.

  • Educator 4 Fair Consideration (E4FC)- Online DREAMer Legal Intake: This is an online anonymous survey to help undocumented young people learn about possible immigration options.

  • San Bernardino Community Service  Center, Inc.: SBLS Inc. provides immigration legal services to low-income families and people in the Inland Empire

 Nonprofits that Provide Information