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Guide for DACA, Immigrant, and Refugee Students: DACA

A guide to resources for students, who are attending school under the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals (Dream Act).

A Resource Guide for Immigrant, DACA, and Refugee Students

This guide provides a list of resources for DACA, Immigrant, and Refugee students attending Skagit Valley College.

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Resources

Northwest Immigrants Rights Project  2018  COMMUNITY ADVISORY  03/05/2018.   Advisory regarding status of DACA Program

Guidance Concerning Immigration Enforcement  (April 2017)   is a report released by Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson.  The report is designed to offer"guidance seeks to answer questions local agencies— including libraries, law enforcement agencies, hospitals, and schools —may have about the impacts of changes to immigration laws and their discretion regarding participation in federal immigration enforcement. Best practices that agencies can implement are included in each section.  Additional resources are identified throughout and included in the appendices.) 

What is DACA?

 DACA Basics and Update 

  • DACA is a program that helped undocumented young people (who meet certain requirement) gain temporary immigration protections, including a work permit and protection from deportation. (Northwest Immigrant Rights Project)

One September 5th, the Trump Administration announced that the DACA program will be ended on March 5th, 2018.  

FAQs About DACA  updated!

SVC Information

"Skagit Valley College holds a unique role in the communities we serve.  We reach out to all with open hearts and minds; in doing so, we must and will provide a respectful, safe, and supportive environment for all." ~  Dr. Tomas Keegan, SVC President

SVC Library Books

Book: Bienvenidos a los Estados Unidos de America
Book: Everyday Law for Immigrants
Book: How to get a Green Card
Book: Immigration in the United States
Book: Learn about the United States.
****Please note that the College is on remote operations during Spring 2020 due to concerns related to Covid -19. All courses are online and campus locations are closed. Find out about Library Services during this time.