Welcome to TheDream.US’ resource library. Here you will find a list of links, toolkits, guides, references and other information pertinent to DREAMers.

In these resources, you will find a list of 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 an email to [email protected].

Legal Resources

DACA: Federal, State/Local, DACA Grants and Loans

Renew My DACA 

List of Organizations providing legal and monetary support for folks who need to renew their DACA.

Renewal Fee and Legal Assistance 

This PDF has a list of organizations providing legal assistance and DACA grants for people who want to renew their DACA: 

Own the Dream
This website helps people learn about DACA, and apply for the first time or renew. View Website »

MAF Immigration Loans
MAF offers zero-interest loans that cover the USCIS filing fees for Citizenship, DACA, Temporary Protected Status, Adjustment of Status, and Petition for a Relative. You can learn more and submit an application on MAF’s website. The loan program is available to people who reside in California. MAF is currently offering a 50% match for people who live, work, or study in San Francisco.

Immigrants Rising previously known as Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC)

A Bay Are organization focused on empowering undocumented young people to recognize and achieve the potential in themselves and their communities. View Website »

Educators Guide on Raids
A guide educators, school support staff and service providers who teach, mentor and help open the doors of opportunity for undocumented youth and unaccompanied and refugee children currently living in the United States. Educators, school support staff and service providers are often the first individuals a student and/or family comes out to as undocumented. Download PDF »

Immigrants Like Us
Immigrants Like Us is a nonprofit that helps Dreamers prepare their DACA renewals or marriage green card application. Using their Turbotax-like web application, you can prepare your forms which are reviewed by an expert before filing, all for free. Visit site.


State / Local Legal Support

New York

Hispanic Federation
This organization leads a citizenship consortium that has an exemplary record. Since its inception, the consortium has served over 30,000 immigrants: Visit Website »

New Economy Project
The New Economy Project launched the NYC DREAMer Loan Fund to assist eligible immigrant New Yorkers in applying for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Visit Website »


CA, Bay Area

DACA Mini Grants
The DACA Mini Grants Program is open to any undocumented young person who currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area and has received Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Visit Website » 


Immigration Loans
DACA Loan is an easy and affordable way to cover the cost of the deferred action application and start building a positive credit history. Visit Website »

Employment Rights: Federal Law, DACA and Employment


USCIS Guidance for Employers
is Fact Sheet provides specific guidance to employers on the treatment of EADs issued by USCIS to deferred action recipients and how employers should process Form I-9 in these cases. Download PDF »

DACA and Employment Rights
This FAQ is intended to answer questions about DACA rights and employment and to provide information that may be helpful when you apply for work after you’ve been granted DACA. View Website »

Consular Assistance


Free of cost app of consular services for smartphones, including a special section about DACA. Available for Apple and Android devices. Apple » | Android »

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. Visit Website »