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Undocumented and DACA Resources: DACA Legal Resources and Immigration History

This guide provides links to resources aimed at undocumented and DACA recipient members of the Champaign-Urbana community.

How Did We Get Here?

The United States has a long history of immirgation policy and reform. DACA is the most recent issue in immirgation policy for the U.S.. Here is the not only resources for DACA students to retain their DACA status but also a brief history of how the U.S. got to this point and what DACA means for those who have it. 

What 'Dreamers' Gained From DACA and Stand to Lose


Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

Breaking News: The House has passed the Dream and Promise Act of 2019

The act itself and all that it entails can be viewed on

The Washington Post and many other sites have published pieces about the passing of the Dream and Promise Act