A Daring Journey: From Immigration to Education

Welcome to our Resources page.

Below are links to some of the resources we've found which will enable you to both learn more about immigration in general, as well as contact information for specific organizations, agencies and individuals:

Information on U.S. citizenship and the legal rights of undocumented immigrants

Resources on immigration and documentation

Services for undocumented immigrants and students.

Recommendations for local lawyers

Immigration employment services

If you have any additional suggestions for this page, please contact us at info@concentric.org.

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Activism

Define American

Define American is a media and culture campaign using the power of story to transcend politics and shift conversation around immigration, identity, and citizenship in America. The campaign is about asking how we define what it means to be American, and elevating the conversation about how we engage as citizens. More...

United We Dream

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

Citizenship

U.S. Citizenship

If you meet certain requirements, you could be eligible to become a U.S. citizen either at birth or after birth. More...

Immigration System

Fixing the System: President Obama is Taking Action on Immigration

A look at the steps President Obama is planning on taking to address the current immigration system. More...

How the United States Immigration System Works: A Fact Sheet

U.S. immigration law is very complex, and there is much confusion as to how it works. More...

Lawyers in the Film

Bay Area Legal Aid

Protima Pandey, Esq.
Bay Area Legal Aid
539 Middlefield Road
Redwood City, CA 94063
(650) 358-0745

Bay Area Legal's Redwood City offices provides both Domestic Violence Restraining Order Clinics and DVRO Return Order/Hearing Preparation Clinics.
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Fellom and Solario Law

Nancy Fellom
Fellom and Solario Law
231 Sansome Street, Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104
415-362-1212

Nancy Fellom specializes in the full spectrum of immigration issues
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Sergio Garcia Law

Sergio C. Garcia
Sergio Garcia Law
P.O. Box 662
Durham, CA 95938
(530) 899-7373

Sergio Garcia specializes in personal injury, auto accidents and immigration.
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Lawyers and Legal Services

Find Law - Lawyers by Location

A web portal to search for local immigration & naturalization law attorneys to help with immigration issues. More...

Immigrants Rights

The fundamental constitutional protections of due process and equal protection embodied in our Constitution and Bill of Rights apply to every person, regardless of immigration status. More...

National Immigration Law Center

The National Immigration Law Center envisions a society in which all people -- regardless of race, gender, immigration or economic status -- are treated fairly and humanely. NILC engages in policy analysis, litigation, education and advocacy, to achieve this vision. NILC plays a critical role within the movement for racial, economic and social justice for low-income immigrants. More...

Immigration Options for Undocumented Immigrants

Do-it-yourself legal publisher NOLO provides information on obtaining legal status and other legal issues facing undocumented immigrants. More...

Student Resources

Chicano Organizing & Research in Education Que Llueva Café Scholarship

CORE proudly sponsors this scholarship to help undocumented students continue on their academic path. This scholarship is a response to the lack of financial assistance provided to students, who do not have the legal documentation, that attend college in the United States. In particular, we seek to support undocumented students that have met the rigorous academic requirements asked of them and hold the academic promise to achieve so much more. More...

Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund: Funding students working for social change

The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund provides need-based grants to students who are able to do academic work at the college level and are actively working for peace and justice. Applicants do not have to be U.S. citizens, but must have participated in activities in the United States and be planning to enroll in an accredited program in the U..S in order to apply. There is a strong preference to award grants to students who are planning on staying in the United States and building the progressive movement here. Early recipients fought for civil rights, against McCarthyism, and for peace in Vietnam. More recently, grantees have been active in the struggle against racism, sexism, homophobia, and other forms of oppression; building the movement for economic justice; and creating peace through international, anti-imperialist solidarity. More...

La Unidad Latina Foundation Scholarship Program

The La Unidad Latina Foundation was established in 1999 to serve as an independent, non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to funding educational achievement and civic empowerment in the Latino community. LULF awards scholarships ranging from $500 to $1000 to scholars pursuing academic excellence in higher education. More...

Keeping the Dream Alive: Resource Guide for Undocumented Students

NCLR designed this student-friendly resource handbook to help undocumented students better prepare for postsecondary education options and, in particular, a college degree. The guide presents information on state-level initiatives which offer in-state tuition to undocumented students as well as information on the “Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors CA-DREAM Act.” In addition, students will learn about college requirements, means of fundraising for college, and academic and extracurricular activities which pave the way to college. More...

Immigrant Employment Services

Day Worker Center of Mountain View
113 Escuela Avenue
Mountain View, CA 94040
(650) 903-4102

Maria Marroquin
Executive Director

The Day Worker Center of Mountain View connects workers and employers in a safe and supportive environment, empowers workers to improve their socio-economic condition through fair employment, education, and job skills training, and participates in advocacy efforts that support the day laborer community.

Upwardly Global
Job Search Assistance for Immigrants

Upwardly Global creates employer partnerships that benefit from access to immigrants in the U.S. who are college-educated but are unemployed or significantly underemployed. They also provide customized training and support for these new Americans to give them an equal opportunity to find and secure skill appropriate opportunities and achieve their full economic potential in the U.S.