Panel Shares How Best to Support Undocumented Students

The panel kicked off with a discussion of what undocumented students say that they need the most, based on a survey conducted this spring by, an organization that provides scholarships for DREAMers to attend college. As might be expected, undocumented students’ most urgent needs were monetary.

Panelists also shared resources that schools can use to better support their undocumented students whether or not they have a dedicated center. Luz Bertadillo Rodriguez and Maria Lopez Zamudio of the Presidents’ Alliance described some of the online materials that are available. These include  resources, advocacy tools, and best practicesguides for undocumented students and other undocumented peopleinformation on creating fellowship and scholarship opportunitiesmodels for the transfer process for two and four-year institutions, and a community of practice directory and network.

Read the full article from Diverse: Issues In Higher Education here