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Undocumented: Support

This guide provides recommended resources for research and services related to undocumented students.

Local Resources

  • Dream Act Scholars

    Information about the Dream Act and links to grants and scholarships.


    In partnership with the Community Action Commission of Santa Barbara, The California Student Opportunity and Access Program provides tutoring and financial aid advising services to local high school students.

  • CAUSE (Central Coast Alliance United for A Sustainable Economy)

    Immigrant Rights and Integration. CAUSE’s mission is to build grassroots power to invoke social, economic and environmental justice for the people of California’s Central Coast Region through policy research, leadership development, organizing, and advocacy.

  • El Centro SB

    El Centro is a volunteer-run, radically inclusive “for the community, by the community” space on the lower Westside of Santa Barbara.

  • Anti-Defamation League

    The Anti-Defamation League’s Santa Barbara/Tri-Counties Office serves Santa Barbara, Ventura and San Luis Obispo Counties, combating all forms of hatred and bigotry. We handle victim complaints of all forms of discrimination.


Additional Resources

  • California Community Colleges Chancelor's Office: Undocumented Students

    Information about legal support, policy updates, resources, and undocumented student action week.

  • Immigrants Rising

    This organization is dedicated to providing resources and information that will empower undocumented young people to achieve their educational goals.

  • Hispanic Access Foundation

    A non profit organization dedicated to providing the education, resources and support systems that improve the lives of Hispanics in the United States.

  • Understanding Immigration

    Multilingual legal resources for immigration issues from the Judicial Council of California.

  • Undocumented Student Action Week

    Includes toolkits with sample social media posts, graphics and other template communications to promote free immigration legal services available to all California community college students.