External Resources - Undocumented Students

College Planning

Latino Educational Achievement Project External Site Link (LEAP) - The Latino/a Educational Achievement Project (LEAP) was started in 1998 to improve academic achievement of Latino students. LEAP offers services such as an annual educational conference and legislative day, student leadership forums and public education workshops for parents, students, and educators.

The Path to College for Undocumented Students External Site Link - In this guide they layout the most common routes undocumented students can take in order to enroll in an undergraduate program.

Legal and Immigration Support

Catholic Community Services Family Immigration Services External Site Link - This non-profit provides family immigration services - renewal of green cards, application for green cards and citizenship, and DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) amongst other services, including referrals to immigration attorneys for more complicated cases. This non-profit is the only one serving King, Snohomish, Skagit, Whatcom, Island, and San Juan counties.

Immigrant Law Help External Site Link - Online directory of almost 1000 free or low-cost immigration legal services providers. You can search by zipcode to find additional organizations in the greater Puget Sound area.

Northwest Immigrants Rights Project External Site Link - Northwest Immigrant Rights Project promotes justice for low-income immigrants by pursuing and defending their legal status. They focus on providing direct legal services, supported by their education and public policy work.

Skagit Immigrant Rights Council External Site Link - Based in Skagit County, the Skagit Immigrant Rights Council provides information about DACA clinics and organizes the information sessions/legal clinics at Skagit Valley College.  During those clinics, assistance is provided and a review of qualifications takes place to find if there are eligible recipients.

United We Dream External Site Link - Nationwide immigrant youth-led organization advocating for justice for all immigrants.  They have a short video that explains the major changes to immigration policy resulting from President Obama's executive action announced on November 20, 2014.

White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics External Site Link - Guides in English and Spanish on planning for college, completing college and financial support available for undocumented students.