If you have comments or suggestions for additional resources, please contact us at CommunityResource@csuchico.edu. We will continue to update this guide with appropriate resources in response to the needs of our community.
AB540 DREAM Student Resources
This website was created as a resource for Dream Students (undocumented/AB 540 students) at California State University, Chico. The content is designed to provide answers to frequently asked questions and to provide a support network for Dream Students.
CSU Chancellor White's Open Letter on Immigration Policy (pdf)
Letter from the CSU Chancellor dated November 17, 2016, highlights that
1. The CSU will not enter into agreements with state or local law enforcement agencies, Homeland Security or any other federal department for the enforcement of federal immigration law;
2. Our university policy departments will not honor immigration hold requests; and
3. Our university police do not contact, detail, question or arrest individuals solely on the basis of being- or suspected of being- a person that lacks documentation.
Dream Student Support Team
An informal network of Chico State faculty and staff to help address the needs of undocumented/AB 540 students.
Petition to support undocumented students at CSU Chico
This petition will be presented to President Gayle Hutchinson, to support undocumented students on the CSU Chico campus. Please take a second to follow the link, fill out the petition, and lend your support.
Northern California Immigrant Resource Center
We are a non-profit organization based in Chico providing legal guidance to immigrants, students, and the community in Northern California’s Central Valley. We also provide pro bono legal services for immigrants and students who qualify for specific forms of relief.
California Immigrant Policy Center
The California Immigrant Policy Center (CIPC) advances inclusive policies that build a prosperous future for all Californians, using policy analysis, advocacy and capacity building to unlock the power of immigrants in California.
California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation
CRLAF is a statewide non-profit organization providing legal services and policy advocacy for California’s rural poor. We focus on some of the most marginalized communities: the unrepresented, the unorganized and the undocumented.
Dreamer Resource Center - CSU, Sacramento
The mission of the Dreamer Resource Center is to make the dream of a college degree a reality for undocumented students and students with mixed-status families at Sacramento State. The goal of the center is to help students overcome the unique challenges that get in the way of achieving academic, personal and professional excellence.
Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom's letter to the UC President, CSU Chancellor, and CCC Interim Chancellor
In three separate letters addressed to each of California's higher education administrators, Lt. Governor Newsom proposes:
1. the affirmation of UC, CSU and CC's as "Sanctuary Campuses"
2. a review of FERPA, to protect student data from abuse by the Federal Government
3. review police and campus administration policies of cooperating with immigration enforcement
4. codify a commitment by the UC, CSU, and CC's to not share students' personal information with the Federal government.
UndocuCollege Guide & Equity Tool - California 2016
We offer this guide and equity tool as an integral part of this new strategy and a stepping stone toward a new ecosystem for California Higher Education.
Educators for Fair Consideration
Empowering undocumented young people to achieve educational and career goals
Educators for Fair Consideration: Dreamer Intake Service
Online Immigration screening tool, to help youth 14-35 properly assess potential immigration options.
Immigrant Legal Resource Center
Providing legal trainings, educational materials, and advocacy to advance immigrant rights
Migration Policy Institute
MPI provides analysis, development, and evaluation of migration and refugee policies at local, national, and international levels. It aims to meet the demand for pragmatic and thoughtful responses to the challenges and opportunities that large-scale migration, whether voluntary or forced, presents to communities and institutions in an increasingly integrated world.
United We Dream
United We Dream is the largest immigrant youth-led organization in the nation. Our powerful nonpartisan network is made up of over 100,000 immigrant youth and allies and 55 affiliate organizations in 26 states. We organize and advocate for the dignity and fair treatment of immigrant youth and families, regardless of immigration status.
Messages from the California State University
Meriam Library | CSU, Chico