Resources for Students
The recent decision to roll back Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program will present BCC students from all walks of life with numerous questions. Please see the resources we've provided below:
General “Know your Rights” Sessions
BCC Fall River: Wednesday, September 27 - 10 a.m. B-103
BCC Attleboro: Thursday, September 28 - 10 a.m. AT-106
Taunton Center: Thursday September, 28 - 4 p.m. TG-137
BCC New Bedford: Saturday, September, 30 - 11 a.m. NH-310
These sessions will provide an overview of individual rights relative to DACA and immigration. Students faculty and staff are invited to attend
BCC DACA Renewal Day – Assistance with completing applications
BCC Fall River - Friday, 9/29 – 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Walk-in individual help)
Experienced Immigration attorneys will be on hand to provide one-on-one assistance in completing the DACA renewal application. Students should bring their BCC ID and a copy of their prior DACA application to the session.
Renewing Your DACA Status Before the October 5th Deadline
DACA Help Near You
Resources for Rhode Island Students
Talk to Your Local Elected Officials!
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) - Know Your Rights: What to do if Immigration Agents (ICE) Are at Your Door
National Immigration Law Center - Know Your Rights at Home and at Work
Immigrant Legal Resource Center - What Do I Need to Know about the End of DACA? (Translated to Multiple Languages)
American Immigration Lawyers Association - Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals: Don't Get Scammed!
Here to Stay - Protect Immigrant Youth
Million Asset Fund - $100,000,000 Fund Announced to Help Dreamers Renew DACA by October 5th
What Congress is Doing to Help
Other Colleges Respond
The Chronicle for Higher Education - For Students Imperiled by Trump's DACA Rollback, a Scramble for Answers
The Chronicle for Higher Education - Colleges Deplore Trump's Threat to DACA. How Far Can They Go to Fight It?
University of California Berkeley - UC Berkeley: We stand with our undocumented students