DACA/Dreamer Information for Gavilan staff
Right now at Gavilan, for faculty and staff:
Gavilan's excellent page to inform students and others about their rights is http://www.gavilan.edu/student/eops/dreamers-ab540-daca/index.php. by Gavilan Dreamers Taskforce
DACA Renewal Workshop @ Gavilan College– September 28th from 1:00 - 3:00 in SS 111. Come if you are interested==DACA renewals must be submitted before October 5th, 2017.
- No initial (first-time) applications are being accepted as of September 5th , 2017
- Pending initial applications submitted prior to September 5th will continue to be processed
- Individuals with a current, unexpired grant of DACA will continue to hold DACA until it expires. This means that current DACA recipients maintain their protection from deportation and work permit until their current expiration date.
Know Your Immigration Rights Forum at San Benito High School auditorium - October 26, 2017. An ACLU lawyer will be there to talk to our immigrant families about their rights and DACA. Please post THIS flyer to help in advertising the event.
UndocuAlly Training - Free Webinars: October 20th, 27th and Nov. 3rd.
Updated Community Advisory What do I need to know about the end of DACA? – (please post in your area)
Self train on student privacy--staff are prohibited by law from disclosing a student's immigration status if they know it:
FERPA training can be found here: Username password
ACCREDITED Legal help for students and their family members--please let students know:
SIREN--Thursday drop-in free legal counseling in San Jose, scheduled workshops and information sessions
Catholic Charities--legal aid for immigrants
Center for Employment Training Immigration and Citizenship Program immigration services and civic engagement for immigrants
International Rescue Committee, San Jose--a variety of immigration services offered
A number of other agencies which offer immigration services and/or legal counseling are found on this page.