Dreamers

Your right to dream

Free legal Services

ALL California Community College Students and Staff are eligible for quality legal representation for DACA, TPS, Citizenship, Family Reunifications, Humanitarian Petitions, and other services at no cost.

Free Immigration Legal Consults

The Immigration Institute of the Bay Area (IIBA) is offering free immigration legal consultations and related services to ALL California Community College students, faculty, and staff.

Call (925) 237-8581 ext. 11

or book an appointment online at

IIBAatLosMedanos.apptoto.com

IIBA is a local nonprofit with a 102-year-old history of providing high-quality immigration legal services to Bay Area immigrant communities.

***IMPORTANT: IIBA staff are still available to conduct consultations and appointments through telecommunication, despite the fact that college campuses are closed due to public health guidelines regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19). Please call or click the link above to make an appointment.***

Consultas Legales de Inmigración Gratis

El Instituto de Inmigración del Área de la Bahía (IIBA) está ofreciendo gratis consultas legales de inmigración y servicios relacionados para TODOS Estudiantes, profesores y personal de California Community College.

Llame al (925) 237-8581 ext. 11
o reserve una cita en línea en 

IIBAatLosMedanos.apptoto.com

IIBA es una organización sin fines de lucro local con una historia de 102 años de brindar servicios legales de inmigración de calidad para las comunidades de inmigrantes del Área de la Bahía.

IMPORTANTE: el personal de IIBA todavía está disponible para realizar consultas y citas a través de telecomunicaciones, a pesar de que los campus universitarios están cerrados debido a las pautas de salud pública con respecto al coronavirus (COVID-19). Por favor llame o haga clic en el enlace de arriba para hacer. 

Undocu-Series

Each month, an immigration attorney will provide updates and information on topics thatare top-of-mind for undocumented students, immigrant communities, and their allies. Please bring your questions as there will be time at the end to answer them!


DREAMers Alliance & DREAMers Ally Network

Los Medanos College (LMC) will be joining California Community Colleges and the Community College League of California in advocacy and activities to support and build awareness about undocumented students throughout the state. 

Learn to be a DACA ally from the International Institute of the Bay Area (IIBA).

What you need to know about the repeal of DACA 

In solidarity as a district, we will continue to offer CA Dreamers access to education and have put policies in place to keep both you and your personal information protected. District Resolution 1-S and the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office continues to offer support to our CA Dreamer Act.

In light of the recent political climate we are committed to providing information for you and your family. Below you will find news, policies, and information on where to get assistance.

DACA Support

If you see a butterfly, you have found an ally. Download the DACA Poster!

NEWS

32 Colleges Expand Opportunities for Undocumented Students and their Families

Read the full statement from President Trump on ending the DACA program - LA Times

Trump Moves to End DACA and Calls on Congress to Act - NY Times

Here Are 4 Options Congress Could Take On DACA - NPR

‘You feel invisible’: How America’s fastest-growing immigrant group is being left out of the DACA conversation - The Washington Post

The East Bay Times published an article on the resolution to make the district a sanctuary that began at the last December board meeting.

In the District Becomes Sanctuary article, the LMC Experience newspaper covers the results of the January 11th meeting.

Information 

Outside Organizations for Information and Legal Advice

Red Card 

 

Get the RED Card

PAST LMC DREAMERS EVENTS

  • UnDOCU-Wisom Series April, May and June

    UNDOCU-WISDOM SERIES

     

    Each month, an immigration attorney will provide updates and information on topics that are top-of-mind for undocumented students, immigrant communities, and their allies. Please bring your questions as there will be time at the end to answer them! 

    UndocuWisdom Flyer

    Download Flyer Here!

    Initial DACA Legal Screening Workshop 

    Wednesday, May 5th, at 5 PM

    Wanna apply to DACA for the first time? Please join us to hear a short presentation explaining how you can apply to DACA for the first time. This presentation will be followed by a DACA legal screening for all interested attendees and the opportunity to ask your immigration questions to an immigration attorney. 

    •Webinar ID: 896 3121 0032

    Register Here!


    Traveling with Advance Parole, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS), and Other Immigration Benefits 

    Wednesday, June 9th, at 5 PM

    Are you interested in traveling as an undocumented student? Join us to hear about Advance Parole (permit to travel abroad), its requirements, its risks and benefits and traveling within or outside of the US as an undocumented student. Also, learn about SIJS (Special Immigration Juvenile Status) and the ways to obtain a green card or legal permanent residency in the US.

    •Webinar ID: 890 6973 1096

    Register Here!

  • 10th Annual Dreamers Conference: Sharing Our Stories to Inspire Action

    The 10th Annual District-wide Dreamers Conference hosted by Diablo Valley College presented the theme “Sharing Our Stories to Inspire Action.”

    When individuals speak up, share their perspectives, and express their ideas, people with power are forced to listen to the demands for change. The workshops offered during the 3-day conference included testimonials and personal stories from undocumented students. 

    Dreamers Conference 2021

  • Undocumented Student Week of Action 2020

    Undocumented Student Week of Action 2020

    The Office of Equity & Inclusion is excited to announce that Undocumented Student Week of Action is October 19-23, 2020. Providing resources for Dreamers, Mixed Status, and Undocumented Students, Los Medanos College has planned an exciting week of events consisting of webinars, resources, and other activities, all which show solidarity with our undocumented community.

    Undocumented Student Week of Action 2020

  • Dreamers Conference 2020: Empowering the Dream

     

    Dreamers Conference 2020: Empowering the Dream

    Learn about opportunities and resources available for undocumented high school and college students, parents, educators and their allies through:

    Workshops on immigration rules and policies, scholarships, financial aid, entrepreneurship, stress management, family preparedness and other subjects that impact undocumented students!

    Jose Antonio Vargas, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Emmy-nominated filmmaker, and Tony-nominated producer will be the keynote speaker. He is a leading voice for the human rights of immigrants, he founded the non-profit media and culture organization Define American, named one of the World’s Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company. 

     

    Dreamers Conference

     

  • Undocumented Student Week of Action 2019

     

    Undocumented Student Week of Action 2019

    The Office of Equity & Inclusion is excited to announce that Undocumented Student Week of Action is October 14-18, 2019. In partnership with the Community College League of California (CCLC), the California Community Colleges have planned activities and events to show support and solidarity with our undocumented community. Los Medanos College has planned a week of events consisting of workshops, a resource fair, expression events, and other activities, all which show solidarity with our undocumented community.

     

    Student Week of Action

     

  • Cash for College: Awakening the Dream

     

    CASH FOR COLLEGE:
    AWAKENING THE DREAM


    Please join us for workshops to learn about financial aid, drop-in legal consultation, and resources for college.  Bring your paperwork and fill out the CA Dream Act, FAFSA, and other financial aid forms at our drop in lab with campus financial aid administrators. 

    Bring relevant documents and work directly with legal counsel in drop in, first come first serve appointments. This conference welcomes Dreamers, Mixed Status Students, Allies and Families.