DACA Decisions Aren’t Just News; They Affect Lives Like Mine
Educators and allies should be mindful of the emotional toll experienced by students and others awaiting legal rulings and policy decisions around immigration in the U.S.
Targeted Support Is a Must to Rekindle Latinx College Completion Rates
The coronavirus pandemic disrupted an upward trend of Latinx students enrolling in and graduating from college. Experts are working to create programming that helps ensure Latinx students aren't left behind.
DACA Changed My Life–But Undocumented Youth Deserve More
DACA provided some relief to many undocumented youth but its future is uncertain. It is past time for Congress to create lasting protections and a path to citizenship.
Inequitable Tuition Places College Out of Reach for Some Dreamers
Undocumented students are priced out of college in Arizona and in other states where they are ineligible for in-state tuition.
The Push to Expand Access to Teacher Certification for DACAmented Educators
Many states are struggling to recruit teachers—while also blocking DACA recipients from leading classrooms.
Home Is a Dream and a Cage—but It Doesn’t Have To Be
Immigrants who are DACA-protected or otherwise undocumented should get to choose what and where “home” is.
DACAmented and Dedicated: A 2020 Corps Member’s Story
Albert is a 2020 corps member from New Orleans who has been accepted in to the Los Angeles corps. He is also a DACA recipient. He sat down with TFA staff to share his thoughts on the importance of teaching Latinx kids, reframing immigrant narratives, and supporting policy to help immigrants gain American citizenship.
Undocumented in Color
Atlanta Artist Yehimi Cambrón (Metro Atlanta ’15) brings to life the complexities of the immigrant experience through murals that make this issue, and the people at the heart of this issue, unavoidable.
A Teacher’s Future Hangs on a Supreme Court Case
While he waits for the U.S. Supreme Court to rule on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), a teacher serenades his community.