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NEW GUIDE & WEBINAR FOR EDUCATORS: Understanding the Sanctuary & Safe Zone Movement (Mar 2017)
  March 22, 2017  Dear E4FC Friend, Do you have questions about the sanctuary schools/safe zone movement? Would you like to obtain information about the legal basis for supporting undocumented students at your high school, college or university? Are you wondering how you can be most effective in protecting undocumented students and other vulnerable student populations at your school in these tumultuous times? JOIN E4FC’s "Understanding the Sanctuary Scho

Check out E4FC's CA Dream Act tools & resources. Applications due March 2nd. (Feb 2017)
  February 9, 2017  Dear E4FC Friend, The California Dream Act application priority deadline is March 2nd, 2017. The California Dream Act allows certain undocumented students to apply for and receive state-based financial aid and institutional scholarships. Please be sure that all undocumented students— both new and continuing students—know that the  2017-18 California Dream Act applications are currently being accepted through the California Student Aid Com

Denisse Rojas speaks out against Sessions 2 (Jan 2017)
  January 10, 2017  Dear E4FC Family, We are so proud that Denisse Rojas, E4FC scholar and Pre-Health Dreamers co-founder, is today attending the Senate Judiciary Committee's confirmation hearing of Senator Jeff Sessions for Attorney General. At the invitation of Senators Dianne Feinstein and Dick Durbin, Denisse submitted written testimony in opposition to Senator Sessions' nomination. Parts of Denisse’s testimony are being read aloud during the hearing today. We are honored to s

E4FC's New ITIN Guide (Dec 2016)
  December 27, 2016  Dear E4FC Family, We are pleased to introduce our newest educational resource: E4FC's ITIN Guide. WHAT IS THIS GUIDE FOR? The purpose of this guide is to provide information, updates, and answers to frequently asked questions about the Internal Revenue Service’s Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN). WHO IS THIS GUIDE FOR? This guide is for individuals who are not eligible to obtain a SSN and, therefore, are eligible to apply for an I

A holiday letter (Dec 2016)
  We are honored to share this email from E4FC family member Nadia Rojas. Nadia is currently a Research Assistant at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health and formerly served as an E4FC's Outreach Ambassador and Policy Team Advocate.                                                                                            December 20, 2016 Dear E4FC Family, Christmas used to be my favorite time of the year, but now I dread the holiday. It was exactly 10 years ago today, five day

Hot off the E4FC Press! Our 2016-2017 Scholarship Materials (Dec 2016)
December 8, 2016  Dear E4FC Friend, Scholarship season is here, and we are excited to bring you our 2016-2017 Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarship Materials. Now, more than ever, it is important for immigrant students to know that— regardless of their immigration status—they are eligible for many scholarships! This year, we have added 90 new scholarships to our undergraduate and graduate scholarship databases. Over 80% of these scholarships are open to students regardless of i

UPDATED RESOURCE: Beyond Deferred Action Long-Term Immigration Remedies (Nov 2016)
  November 29, 2016  Dear E4FC Family, On #GivingTuesday, we give you another fabulous resource! Before DACA, E4FC launched a study to see what kinds of immigration remedies might apply to undocumented young people. We created a guide that summarized the most common remedies. We have just updated the guide— Beyond Deferred Action: Long-Term Immigration Remedies that Every Undocumented Young Person Should Know About— to include some new developments in various immigrat

Brand-New E4FC Resource! Post-Election: What Educators Can Do To Support Undocumented Students (Nov 2016)
  November 22, 2016  Dear E4FC Family, On #GivingTuesday, E4FC is excited to give YOU an important new resource to help YOU support undocumented students at this critical time in our nation’s history. Our new guide Post-Election: What Educators Can Do To Support Undocumented Students provides concrete examples of actions you can take—on an institutional level, alongside students, and as an individual—to protect undocumented students, increase support services, and ensure

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