Last fall, cultural student organizations joined together to demand greater support for Indigenous students at the State of Indigeneity — a dialogue forum led by Indigenous students. Now, ASI student government is funding scholarships for Indigenous students. This comes in addition to scholarships for undocumented students who are barred from receiving federal financial aid. Eligible […]
A GoFundMe was created for the immigration fees of an undocumented Cal Poly engineering graduate student. The fundraiser’s goal is $11,000. So far, $2,523 has been raised. This student immigrated to the United States from Mexico at the age of thirteen. Now, he has an opportunity to pursue legal status as a permanent United States […]
The future of the DACA program is uncertain, but immigration lawyers will come to campus twice a month until 2021 to offer free services to students, faculty and staff.
The Central Coast Coalition for Undocumented Student Success is committed to working with Cal Poly to create social justice platforms.
With her father’s deportation and personal connection to undocumented immigrants, Dominque Morales feels obligated to speak for DACA recipients.
Jose Antonio Vargas is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist whose work has appeared in the Washington Post, Huffington Post, and San Francisco Chronicle. Vargas is also an openly undocumented immigrant living in the United States. Vargas told his story in a keynote speech during an event hosted by the Office of University Diversity and Inclusion Wednesday […]
Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) unanimously passed a resolution Dec. 1 supporting the creation of a full-time position dedicated to addressing the needs of undocumented students at the DREAM Center. According to Dr. Jane Lehr, women’s and gender studies department chair and member of the Undocumented Student Working Group, the proposed position would replace a full-time […]
After a year of planning, a safe space for undocumented Cal Poly students and their supporters will be created on campus this winter quarter. The DREAM Center will “allow students to know they’re coming into a facility where everyone understands their unique needs and challenges they face,” Vice President of Student Affairs Keith Humphrey said. […]