Below you will find a list of links, toolkits, guides, references and other information that can help DREAMer Scholars in their successful completion of a college education. We also list other sites where DREAMers can find scholarships, programs, and local support. If you see something that can help our DREAMer community, teachers, counselors, and allies, and is not listed here, please send us an email to [email protected] with your suggestions.
U.S. Department of Education released a Resource Guide to help schools, colleges, teachers, and others, support the college and career success of undocumented and DACA youth in secondary and postsecondary settings, check it out!
National Legal Support
Own the Dream
DACA Renewal Calculator
Travel Information for DACA Students
Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC)
State/Local Legal Support
Hispanic Federation leads a citizenship consortium that has an exemplary record. Since its inception, the consortium has served over 30,000 immigrants:
DACA Mini Grants & Loan Programs
CA, Bay Area
FL- South Florida
Information and other Scholarships Open to Undocumented Students
Golden Doors Scholars Scholarship
The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund
10, 000 Degrees – Undocumented Students
Guide on Going to College
College Board and Educators 4 Fair Consideration Resources:
Educators Guide on Raids
¡Gradúate! Financial Aid Guide to Success
Harvard College Act on a Dream’s searchable scholarship database for undocumented
DREAM Activist Resources:
Financial Aid Resources for Hispanic Students
MALDEF DREAM Act Student Activist Scholarship:
MALDEF Resource Guide 2012-13:
Campus Progress “Removing Barriers to Higher Education for Undocumented Students” Guide:
Hispanic Scholarship Fund Resources:
Congressional Hispanic Caucus
Minnesota Guide Great for all Students
Scholarship AZ- List of other Scholarships
Scholarship for Illinois Dreamers
Questions and Answers about Paying for College
My (Un)Documented Life-UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION & RESOURCES FOR UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS
DACA & Employment Rights
USCIS Guidance for Employers:
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DACA and Employment Rights:
Information on States with In-State Tuition
Several states currently have laws permitting certain undocumented students who have attended and graduated from their primary and secondary schools to pay the same tuition as their classmates at public institutions of higher education. See a list of resources and information on the states that have in-state tuition.
A map which show A state-by-state analysis of how states treat undocumented students who want to go to public colleges.
Facts About In-State Tuition
Texas In-State Tuition Guide
Films, Movies, & Music Videos
Underwater Dreams Film
The Dream is Now
Aloe Blacc Video
La Santa Cecilia
Got DACA Now What?
“MiConsulmex”: free of cost app of consular services for smartphones, including a special section about DACA.
Available for Apple and Android devices.
“Centro de Información de Actualidad Migratoria” (Current Migration Information Center):
This call center offers information about consular and outreach services, including local DACA related events. Toll free number, 1 855-INFO-3-95. / 1 855 463 6395.
Institute for Mexicans Abroad (IME): IME offers a wide range of information and services, from health and education to sports and culture, through the 50 Mexican Consulates in the US.