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Explore our resources section: Help for Students, Faculty & Staff; Resources for Educators; and External Legal Services.

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DACA Renewal Grants

Mission Asset Fund: DACA Renewal Grants
Mission Asset Fund (MAF) today announced it will provide $1,000,000 in scholarships to 2,000+ Dreamers to pay for DACA renewals by the October 5 deadline. Grants will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis, so students should submit applications as soon as possible – even if they have not yet completed the DACA renewal application – so that funds can be made available to them before the Oct. 5, 2017 renewal deadline. Learn more about it.


National and local DACA Renewal Grants
With the end of DACA and a fast approaching renewal deadline of October 5th, 2017 for those eligible, it's essential to get legal help and information right away. Here are some ways to do that.


DACA Renewal Clinics

Legal Services for Children
LSC is hosting a KYR event Wednesday, Sept. 20th at our office from 6-7:30. We will be talking about the recent DACA announcement, what it means for those with (or eligible for) DACA, and how to stay safe in the current enforcement environment. Oh, and there will be pizza! All are welcome. English, Spanish


UC Immigrant Legal Services Center
Please see the flyer for a list of DACA Renewal workshops and dates from now until October 5th at each of the campuses we serve. Sign up here.


East Bay Sanctuary Covenant
East Bay Sanctuary is hosting a series of free DACA renewal workshops at our office in Berkeley Sept 7, 10, 13, and 16. Register to attend a workshop.


University of San Francisco Law Center
The USF Law Immigration & Deportation Defense Clinic is sponsoring a free DACA Renewal clinic with the assisteance of attorneys and law students Sept 15 & 16 in San Francisco. Learn more and confirm your participation.


Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County
FREE DACA Eligibility Screening, Renewal Assistance, Review & Mailing. September 12, 15, 16, 18, 19, 21, 23, & 28. Call in advance to register.


East Bay Community Law Center
The East Bay Community Law Center will be hosting free legal clinics for those needing assistance with DACA Renewal applications Thursday, September 14 & 28 from 4:00 to 7:00PM. Anyone who has a DACA work authorization card expiring on or before March 5, 2018. Read more: English, Spanish.


Help for Students, Faculty & Staff

UCSF Human Resources
Information and Resources for UC staff, students, and immediate family members impacted by the DACA decision. UCSF Health employees contact Jennifer Shih: jennifer.shih@simmonsungar.com; (415) 277-4964 for legal assistance and referrals.


University of California Information on Immigration & DACA
The information gathered here is intended to provide guidance, resources and support for navigating this fluid situation, and to reaffirm the University of California’s commitment to all members of its community.


UC Issues FAQ About Immigration Enforcement Actions on University Property
The University of California has issued the following FAQ for members of the University of California community, who are concerned about immigration enforcement actions occurring across the country and have asked about the possibility that enforcement actions could occur at UC. This document responds to frequently asked questions and provides information about how to respond in such a situation.


NICL: About DACA and Employment
On September 5, 2017, the Trump administration announced an end to the DACA program by rescinding the 2012 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program created under President Obama. This means that...

NICL Recommendations Regarding Nationwide ICE Raids
There have been numerous reports of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”) arresting people across the United States. What do immigrants, friends and allies, and elected officials need to know?


UCSF International Students & Scholars Office (ISSO)
ISSO is prepared and available to provide support for any member of the UCSF community who could be affected by the executive order. Support includes access to immigration information, referrals to attorneys or legal services and, as required, case intervention with government agencies. If any member of the UCSF community is aware of such a situation, please contact ISSO Director Brian Groves at brian.groves@ucsf.edu. Members of the UCSF community who are planning travel outside of country and have any questions or concerns about the impact of the executive order are also encouraged to contact Brian Groves.

California Immigrant Guide
This guide features services that help immigrants thrive and succeed in their paths towards integration. Immigrants seeking help with English language learning, workforce skill development, naturalization preparation or legal assistance, can find information on available services throughout the state.


Resources for Educators

POST-ELECTION: What Educators Can Do to Support Undocumented Students
E4FC's new guide provides concrete examples of actions you can take—on an institutional level, alongside students, and as an individual—to protect undocumented students, increase support services, and ensure college access and graduation.


Asian Law Caucus

East Bay Community Law Center

East Bay Community Law Center: List of Non Profit Referrals in the Bay Area

Immigration Law Help

Immigration Legal Resource Center: Search ILRC's Areas of Expertise page for resources related to DACA, Removal Defense, Family, Immigrant Youth, and other important topics.

ILRC has updated their DACA and Community resources to take into account recent developments:

End of DACA FAQs (9/11)
DACA Renewal Infographic (9/11)
What Do I Need to Know About the End of DACA? (9/5)