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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
What’s Next for DACA, NC Justice Center Fact Sheet
Here to Stay Resources (Frequently Ask Questions; Workplace Rights After DACA)
DACA Updates, NC Justice Center
Latest Updates, National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights
Video About DACA by ACLU of NC and NC Justice Center
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.
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
Find Legal Help- A national referral directory of nonprofit immigration legal service providers.
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
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
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.
Financial Assistance: DACA beneficiaries who’d like to obtain financial assistance should send an email to: email@example.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.
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
DACA and Employment by Advance Justice, United We Dream & National Immigration Law Center
Frequently Asked Questions About DACA and Employment.
Guide to working for yourself as an immigrant, Immigrants Rising.
Emergency Planning Guides & Know Your Rights
An Emergency Planning Guide for North Carolina’s Immigrant Community
How to Protect Yourself and Your Family as DACA Ends
Resource to Order Free "Know Your Rights" Cards.
Rights Upon Arrest and Detention
Prepare Against Raids: New “Defend Your Rights” Materials https://mijente.net/2017/09/10/prepare-raids-new-defend-rights-materials-available/
Mental Health Emergency Toolkit
Mental Health Resources
Mental Health: El Futuro, Bilingual and Culturally Informed Behavioral Health Treatment for Spanish Speaking Individuals and Families
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
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
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
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)
Find your Representatives
Next Steps After DACA Announcement
Text RESIST to 50409 to Tell Your Senators You Want Them to Pass Legislation That Will Protect DREAMers
Together We Will, 5 Minute Actions
Volunteer Legal Observing Training (Sept. 27), ACLU of NC
Ways to Take Action #HereToStayNC
Ways to Fight Back
Write to Congress in Under 2 Minutes
How to help Dreamers with your time, wallet, & voice
4 Crucial Tips on the Ending of DACA
Migrawatch: Reporta a la Migra en tu Ciudad
Suicide Prevention Hotline
5 Cosas Que Debes de Saber
5 Things to Know About
Tell Elected Official to Protect DACA and TPS
A Tip from our UndocuHealth Initiative: A Guide to A Healthy Mind
Protect DACA Protect Immigrants (Printable PDF) @theunapologeticallybrownseries
Protect Central American Children and Their Families (Printable PDF) @theunapologeticallybrownseries
You Have Rights (Printable PDF)
Know Your Rights: What to do if Immigration or Police Come to Your Door (Printable PDF)
Know Your Rights: What to do if Immigration or Police Stop you While Driving Your Car (Printable PDF)
Colleges and Universities in Support of DACA/DREAMers
College & University Presidents Call for U.S. to Uphold and Continue DACA
NC A&T State University
NC State University
City Resolution in Support of DACA
Carrboro, Board of Aldermen Passed Resolution to Assist Residents Who Are Beneficiaries of DACA