Undocumented Students

You Are Welcome Here!

Bellevue College is committed to protecting the safety, security, and well-being of every student and member of the college community, whether documented or undocumented. To demonstrate the College’s commitment, the Board of Trustees has passed two resolutions regarding DACA which is shown below.

BC Board Resolutions regarding DACA

BC Resources and Resolutions

The faculty and staff of Bellevue College stand committed to providing our students with a safe and welcoming community. Our policies and practices help to protect student rights and provide a context for action and thoughtful decision making. This flyer also contains links to other college, local, and national resources.

Institutional Commitment and Other Resources

BC Foundation Scholarships

State/City Resources

St. James Immigrant Assistance program has grown from offering ESL classes into an immigrant advocacy group for the Seattle area. They are a leader in offering services, including legal information, resources and help for those facing immigration and DACA issues.

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21 Progress is the local United Food and Commercial Workers union (UFCW) that hosts DACA events. The next one will be in Seattle on 14 December. Check the Lending Circles at 21 Progress. DACA Lending Circles are a social loan program designed to help applicants cover the costs of applying for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Qualified Applicants Will Receive a credit-building loan for $360 (0% interest rate; 0 fees) and a $105 match that you do not have to repay

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Latino/a Educational Achievement Project (LEAP) is a WA organization that promotes issues that affect Latino/a students. Information provided on HB 1079 and DACA.

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Sea Mar provides health services for immigrant communities. They also provide affordable primary health and dental care; Serves Spanish speaking and low-income children and adult

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The go-to community organization in the greater Seattle area:

Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP)

DACA Resources

Seattle Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs

National Resources

United We Dream is an immigrant youth-led organization is the largest in the nation. It is a powerful nonpartisan network made up of 52 affiliate organizations in 25 states. They organize and advocate for the dignity and fair treatment of immigrant youth and families, regardless of immigration status. They provide information, resources and assistance.

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US Citizenship and Immigration Services is the US government agency that oversees DACA.is the US government agency that oversees DACA.

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Higher Ed Leaders Issue Joint Statement After DACA Rescinded

DACA recision announcement: What it means

Homeland Security: frequently asked questions – rescission of DACA Program

Residency and Admission Information for Undocumented and DACA Students

Last Updated August 30, 2021