After the most recent events in Washington D.C., students and employees benefiting from the DACA program are under threat. Students and faculty affected by the termination of DACA here at Fresno State can turn to the Dream Success Center.
The Dream Success Center provides the emotional and personal well-being of Dream students, referrals to reliable legal services, academic support and monitoring, financial aid and scholarships, as well as opportunities for students to thrive and succeed.
The Dream Success Center is open Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call for more information at 559.278.2323
President Castro has strongly expressed in this video his unwavering support for the Fresno State Dreamers.
With the termination of the DACA program, Chancellor White released a statement condemning the decision to rescind the DACA program, while urging all DACA recipients whose status expires on or before March 5, 2018, to complete and submit a DACA renewal application before October 5, 2017. To read Chancellor White’s complete statement, click here. Click for more information about Resources for Undocumented Students
IMPORTANT: If your DACA expires on or before March 5, 2018, you may renew your DACA application.
Your DACA renewal application and renewal fee of $495 should be submitted as soon as possible and in sufficient time so that it is received by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) no later than October 5, 2017. Applications received after that date will be rejected.
Information about application filing locations can be found here. We recommend you use a method of delivery that confirms your application and filing fee are received on or before October 5, 2017. We also recommend that you maintain a copy of this confirmation for your records.
If you need assistance completing your application, free legal support services are available here.
Additionally, the Mission Asset Fund is providing 2,000 Dreamers with scholarships of $495 to renew their DACA permits. To apply, visit http://www.lc4daca.org/.
You will need to complete a questionnaire and provide your employment authorization document (EAD) card. You will receive a $495 check payable to the Department of Homeland Security. It may take 48 hours to have a check issued and delivered to you, so do not delay in making the request.
For more information about the rescission and additional resources, click here.