How to find help if you’re a ‘Dreamer’
As confusion swirls about the future for DACA beneficiaries, local school districts and colleges are reiterating their support for DACA students. Here are websites and links for Dreamers looking for legal resources:
For students and workers:
- The University of California Immigrant Legal Services Center, based in UC Davis, offers legal representation and advice.
- University of California Undocumented Student Services: Individual UC campuses also have resource teams and programs for students who came into the country without legal permission, listed on this page.
- The California State University system lists campus-based support resources for students and employees as well as legal support services throughout California, by county.
- UCLA law lecturer Victor Narro suggests the website Informed Immigrant, where organizers are compiling information.
For parents of Dreamers:
- We are one L.A. Unified: Standing with immigrant families: Los Angeles Unified School District has published immigration guides in both Spanish and English, directing families to many low-cost legal resources and attorneys around L.A.
For help in multiple languages:
- A number of organizations, including CHIRLA and CARECEN, offer services in Spanish
- Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles offers legal aid in six Asian languages.
UPDATED: 1:26 p.m.: This list has been updated with additional resources.
Times reporter Rosanna Xia contributed to this post.
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