General Information and Resources
UConntact: Find clubs and organizations on campus to connect with other students and build leadership skills.
CT Students for a Dream works to create social change and address the root causes of injustice and inequity in the lives of members and communities. Includes information on getting involved and a robust set of resources specifically for undocumented students.
United We Dream (UWD) is the largest immigrant youth-led organization in the nation. Includes articles, resources and webinars.
American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) is the national association of immigration lawyers established to promote justice, advocate for fair and reasonable immigration law and policy, advance the quality of immigration and nationality law and practice, and enhance the professional development of its members.
USCIS – DACA INFO: Official info on DACA and access to all official DACA forms & instructions
Center for Latino Progress’s mission is to advance the socio-economic conditions of the community at large, with emphasis on Hispanics, through education, training, supportive services, leadership development, and advocacy. They offer culturally competent services and programs that foster individual and community growth, and create economic opportunities for all.
JUNTA empowers the Latino and low-income community to take control of their economic and social well-being, while civically engaging in the community.
Building One Community‘s purpose is to strengthen the whole community by actively enhancing the healthy integration of immigrants. NLS’ goals span 3 areas relative to immigrant integration: Education (English language, computer and other classes), Empowerment connect individuals and families with schools, health, legal, law enforcement and other vital services), and Employment develop job skills and a worker center to match day workers with available jobs).
The Brazilian Immigrant Center reestablished itself as a reputable, engaged organization that represents, supports, and organizes the Brazilian and wider immigrant community to defend and advocate for their rights, as workers and immigrant residents of the state and nation.
International Institute of Connecticut (IICONN) is a statewide nonprofit human services agency that addresses the need to provide new immigrants and refugees in Connecticut with services to help them become self-sufficient, integrated and contributing members of the community
UConn’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion provides online resources for students, as well as open office hours throughout the semester.
Job Search and Internships
American Immigration Council has information about obtaining an ITIN, various visa programs, and articles.
Citizen Path: Information about employment rights with DACA
Kauffman Foundation‘s Immigrant Entrepreneurship page has articles and resources surrounding entrepreneurship issues.
Education and Graduate School
Immigrants Rising – formerly Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC) – empowers undocumented young people to achieve educational and career goals through personal, institutional and policy transformation.