DACA Resources

This list of resources has been compiled by the UNC School of Social Work Latinx Caucus. Some of these resources are North Carolina specific. Because this is not an exhaustive list please let us know if you know of other resources that should be included in this guide by emailing Yazmin Garcia Rico yazmingr@live.unc.edu.

DACA: Frequently Asked Questions and Updates

Frequently Asked Questions on the Rescission of DACA, Department of Homeland https://www.dhs.gov/news/2017/09/05/frequently-asked-questions-rescission-deferred-action-childhood-arrivals-daca 

DACA Update: Five Things You Should Know,

Fact sheet from the National Immigration Law Center and United We Dream

http://e4fc.bmetrack.com/c/l?u=7368515&e=BA98CD&c=11FA1&t=0&l=3B94A73&email=DHOU%2BOk3l6w4WMpwo4HQmQ%3D%3D&seq=1 

What’s Next for DACA, NC Justice Center Fact Sheet

http://ncjustice.org/sites/default/files/2017-9-5_DACA%20Termination%20Fact%20Sheet%20NC%20Justice%20Center.pdf 

Here to Stay Resources (Frequently Ask Questions; Workplace Rights After DACA)

http://weareheretostay.org/resources/ 

DACA Updates, NC Justice Center

http://www.ncjustice.org/daca 

Latest Updates, National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights

http://www.nnirr.org/drupal/

Video About DACA by ACLU of NC and NC Justice Center

https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fncjustice%2Fvideos%2F10154940853424607%2F&show_text=0&width=560&hc_location=ufi 

DACA Renewal Clinics

NC Justice Center will be hosting four free legal clinics to assist current DACA holders to renew their status and work permits. Appointments are required for our upcoming events: Sat., 9/23 in Wilmington. Sun., 9/24 in Chapel Hill. Sun., 9/24 in Raleigh. Sun., 10/01 in Greensboro.

https://www.facebook.com/IRAIN.NC/posts/1156729091093696 

Carrboro and Chapel Hill’s Clínica de Renovación de DACA en el Town Hall - Thursday September 28th. http://townofcarrboro.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=776 

Latin American Coalition in Charlotte is Offering Free DACA Renewal Applications by Professionals. Monday & Wednesday 9am-12pm, No Appointment Necessary. Fridays 9am-5pm, Appointment Required. Call or email at (704) 531- 3848 & Info@latinamericancoalition.org 

https://www.facebook.com/LatinAmericanCoalition/videos/10156604304378047/ 

http://www.latinamericancoalition.org 

Find Legal Help- A national referral directory of nonprofit immigration legal service providers.

https://www.immi.org/info/FindLegalHelp 

El Centro Para Familias Hispanas in Raleigh, NC has two accredited immigration specialists.

You may call their office at 919-873-0094 to make an appointment or walks-ins on Mondays from 10am-3pm. http://www.cpfhraleigh.org/espanol/immigracion.html

National list of DACA renewal clinics and DACA Application Scholarship funds at http://bit.ly/DACAlistUS - Use the tabs at the bottom to see the 2 different pages.

DACA Renewal Scholarships & Funding Resources

El Consulado está organizando talleres de diagnósticos migratorios, con atención especial a jóvenes mexicanos DACA, en diferentes partes de los estados de Carolina del Norte y Carolina del Sur, para atender sus dudas y asistirlos respecto a las renovaciones de los permisos de trabajo. Para obtener información sobre los talleres, visiten la sección de eventos en la página de Facebook. El Consulado tambien está recibiendo solicitudes de apoyo económico para el pago de la renovación de su DACA. Sin embargo, los jóvenes DACA interesados tienen que acudir en persona al Consulado a solicitarlo y cada caso es evaluado de forma individual para determinar el monto de apoyo, si es aprobado. Es importante destacar que si el joven DACA es menor de 18 años de edad, debe de acudir acompañado por alguno de sus padres. Para mayor información, por favor llame al (919) 615-3694 Departamento de Protección Consular. https://consulmex2.sre.gob.mx/raleigh/index.php/avisos/243    

Need help to pay for your DACA renewal? Fill out this form

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScVPKUvK7As8ehqSfSTnpkXLsS3bg2TdbXJQVn9LyA-pdBiNA/viewform 

Self-Help DACA Loan. With a 0.0% interest rate, and no application fee, DACA l can help to cover the cost of the renewal application. Applications will be taken up through October 4th 2017. https://www.self-helpfcu.org/personal/loans/immigration-loans 

DACA renewal scholarships, Lending Circles for Dreamers

http://lc4daca.org 

UndocuMedia: Are you in need of financial assistance to be able to pay for the $495.00 filing fee for your DACA renewal? If so, please fill out the form below.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSffGskFMJylo6qHKv-9NyLEDNUaDnSRStx1By0D8OufNvnctA/viewform

Financial Assistance: DACA beneficiaries who’d like to obtain financial assistance should send an email to: dacafund@gmail.com. E-mail must include an attached copy/picture of their current work permit (omit personal info ex: USCIS #, WAC #, Address and BDay), along with a brief explanation on the financial hardships one currently facing.

https://www.youcaring.com/50dacarenewalapplications-930040 

Apply for DACA Sponsorship. Are you in need of financial assistance to be able to pay for the $495.00 filing fee for your DACA renewal? If so, please fill out this form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSffGskFMJylo6qHKv-9NyLEDNUaDnSRStx1By0D8OufNvnctA/viewform 

Several DACA Renewal Scholarships

https://mydocumentedlife.org/2017/09/08/daca-renewal-scholarships/ 

Employment

DACA and Employment by Advance Justice, United We Dream & National Immigration Law Center

DACA-and-employment-2017-09-05.pdf

Frequently Asked Questions About DACA and Employment.

https://www.nilc.org/issues/daca/about-daca-and-employment/ 

Guide to working for yourself as an immigrant, Immigrants Rising. 

https://immigrantsrising.org 

Emergency Planning Guides & Know Your Rights

An Emergency Planning Guide for North Carolina’s Immigrant Community

http://www.ncjustice.org/sites/default/files/EMERGENCY%20PLANNING%20GUIDE%20for%20IMMIGRANTS--final-web.pdf 

How to Protect Yourself and Your Family as DACA Ends

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bxj7vUOXX2LRWW1tcFRfc2ZaY2M/view 

Resource to Order Free "Know Your Rights" Cards.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdDtW1qIEKKfmnrzKOy5m17kXSFZ2PearHCPhL1RjecPL6yMA/viewform 

Rights Upon Arrest and Detention

http://pickedupnc.com/en/ 

Prepare Against Raids: New “Defend Your Rights” Materials https://mijente.net/2017/09/10/prepare-raids-new-defend-rights-materials-available/ 

Health Resources

Mental Health Emergency Toolkit

http://weareheretostay.org/resources/mental-health-emergency-toolkit/ 

Mental Health Resources

http://weareheretostay.org/resources/mental-health-resources/ 

Mental Health: El Futuro, Bilingual and Culturally Informed Behavioral Health Treatment for Spanish Speaking Individuals and Families

http://elfuturo-nc.org/language/en/ 

NC Health Insurance Eligibility for Immigrants http://www.ncjustice.org/sites/default/files/Immigrant%20Eligibility%20Insurance%20Brochure%20-%20LSSP%20%20NCJC.pdf 

Other Potential Forms of Relief

Find Out if You are Eligible for Any Other Type of Immigration Relief

https://www.immi.org 

Practice Advisory: Screening Potential DACA Requestors for Other Forms of Relief, American Immigration Council https://www.americanimmigrationcouncil.org/sites/default/files/practice_advisory/screening_potential_daca_requestors_for_other_forms_of_relief.pdf 

Resources for Educators

Resources for Educators Supporting Dreamers

http://educationvotes.nea.org/neaedjustice/daca-resources/ 

United We Dream #HereToStay Toolkit for Educators https://docs.google.com/document/d/1o-zD9Yy-oJboGOtWkBD3E8bz3DhEPPikOBBzYOOXSdU/edit 

What Educators Need to know https://cecr.ed.psu.edu/immigration-new-administration-what-educators-need-know 

Resources for Students

UNC-specific Undocumented Student Resource Website

http://undocuments.web.unc.edu 

Ways to Take Action

Contact NC Senators to Ask Them to Support a Clean, Bipartisan, Standalone Legislation that will Protect DREAMers:

Senator Burr: https://www.burr.senate.gov/contact/email 

Senator Tillis: https://www.tillis.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/email-me 

DACA & Immigration Updates and Information,  Immigrant & Refugee Action and Information Network (for North Carolina)

https://www.facebook.com/IRAIN-982282978538309/ 

Find your Representatives

https://www.house.gov/representatives/find/ 

Next Steps After DACA Announcement

http://myemail.constantcontact.com/RIM-WRAP-Sept--6--Next-Steps-After-DACA-Announcement.html?soid=1101210808414&aid=wfIbd_0O_70 

Text RESIST to 50409 to Tell Your Senators You Want Them to Pass Legislation That Will Protect DREAMers

https://www.mediaite.com/online/heres-a-service-that-turns-your-texts-into-faxes-to-your-reps/ 

Together We Will, 5 Minute Actions

http://www.togetherwewillnc.org 

Volunteer Legal Observing Training (Sept. 27), ACLU of NC

https://www.acluofnorthcarolina.org/en/events/volunteer-legal-observer-training-raleigh 

Ways to Take Action #HereToStayNC

http://ncimmigrants.org/en/ways-to-take-action-heretostaync 

Ways to Fight Back

http://weareheretostay.org/#action 

Write to Congress in Under 2 Minutes

https://resistbot.io 

How to help Dreamers with your time, wallet, & voice

https://www.bustle.com/p/how-to-help-dreamers-fight-trumps-daca-decision-with-your-time-wallet-voice-80970 

Shareable/Printable Graphics

4 Crucial Tips on the Ending of DACA

https://twitter.com/ILRC_SF/status/905097030283911169 

Migrawatch: Reporta a la Migra en tu Ciudad

https://twitter.com/UNITEDWEDREAM/status/905484223565496323 

Suicide Prevention Hotline

https://twitter.com/UNITEDWEDREAM/status/905235045622968320 

5 Cosas Que Debes de Saber

https://twitter.com/UNITEDWEDREAM/status/905154842737434625 

5 Things to Know About

https://twitter.com/UNITEDWEDREAM/status/905103432037654528 

Tell Elected Official to Protect DACA and TPS

https://twitter.com/UNITEDWEDREAM/status/905077041686568962 

A Tip from our UndocuHealth Initiative: A Guide to A Healthy Mind

https://twitter.com/UNITEDWEDREAM/status/905056944481816576 

Protect DACA Protect Immigrants (Printable PDF) @theunapologeticallybrownseries

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B2k0mGWylcCPOXdRV2gwRVhJNjA 

Protect Central American Children and Their Families (Printable PDF) @theunapologeticallybrownseries

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B2k0mGWylcCPb1J0Sk9HVUdZcTg 

You Have Rights (Printable PDF)

http://s3.amazonaws.com/assets.iamerica.org/c4/s3fs-public/files/you_have_rights_infographic_eng.jpeg 

Know Your Rights: What to do if Immigration or Police Come to Your Door  (Printable PDF)

http://s3.amazonaws.com/assets.iamerica.org/c4/s3fs-public/infographics/kyr-if_police_come_to_door_eng.jpeg 

Know Your Rights: What to do if Immigration or Police Stop you While Driving Your Car (Printable PDF)

http://s3.amazonaws.com/assets.iamerica.org/c4/s3fs-public/infographics/kyr-police-stop-while-driving_eng.jpeg 

Colleges and Universities in Support of DACA/DREAMers

College & University Presidents Call for U.S. to Uphold and Continue DACA

https://www.pomona.edu/news/2016/11/21-college-university-presidents-call-us-uphold-and-continue-daca 

Duke University

https://today.duke.edu/2017/09/dacastatement 

Guilford College

https://www.guilford.edu/news/2017/09/president-reaffirms-support-daca-recipients 

NC A&T State University

http://www.ncat.edu/news/2017/09/notice-daca.html 

NC State University

https://leadership.ncsu.edu/about/chancellor/letters/response-to-daca-announcement/ 

UNC-Chapel Hill

http://www.unc.edu/campus-updates/message-university-leadership-deferred-action-childhood-arrivals-program/?/06/17+-+Message+from+University+leadership+on+DACA 

UNC-Wilmington

http://uncw.edu/news/2017/09/message-from-chancellor-sartarelli-re.-daca.html 

City Resolution in Support of DACA

Carrboro, Board of Aldermen Passed Resolution to Assist Residents Who Are Beneficiaries of DACA

http://www.townofcarrboro.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=769