DACA Resources

In line with ITEP’s mission to be an ally to students and help them create brighter futures, we have prepared this resource list as it relates to recent changes in the DACA legislation.

We stand shoulder-to-shoulder with our students and educators and will continue to do so, through innovative programs that provide opportunities for career exploration, job skills training, industry coaching, and internships. 

Please use the information resources below to become more educated on the changes to DACA.

Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA) focuses on advocating labor rights for working undocumented immigrants.

NALEO Educational Fund is the nation’s leading non-profit, non-partisan organization that facilitates full Latino participation in the American political process, from citizenship to public service.

Immigration Advocates Network provides access to a database of various nonprofit organizations throughout the Southern California region that provide immigration legal services.

National Immigration Law Center assists in representing and shielding the rights of lower-income immigrants in America.

Immigration Legal Resources Center works with and educates immigrants, community organizations, and the legal sector to continue to build a democratic society that values diversity and the rights of all people.

United We Dream is the largest immigrant youth-led organization in the nation that organizes and advocates for the dignity and fair treatment of immigrant youth and families, regardless of immigration status.

Loyola Immigrant Justice Clinic is a community-based collaboration of Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount University, Homeboy Industries, Inc., and Dolores Mission Church. LIJC’s dual-pronged mission is to advance the rights of the indigent immigrant population in East Los Angeles through direct legal services, education, and community empowerment, while teaching law students effective immigrants’ rights lawyering skills in a real world setting.

Mission Asset Fund (MAF) will provide $1,000,000 in scholarships of $495 each to pay for DACA renewals by the October 5 deadline. Scholarships will be processed within a day. Philanthropic supporters of this fund include: Weingart Foundation, James Irvine Foundation, Tipping Point Community, The Chavez Family Foundation, and San Francisco Foundation.