When the pandemic hit, many students who recently immigrated to the U.S. were not attending online classes regularly.
Many students could benefit from meeting with attorneys before they turn 18 to help them identify options for legal residency, advocates say.
About 750,000 K-12 students in California schools — about 1 in 8 — are estimated to have an undocumented parent.
Some attorneys are concerned that the agency could again stop accepting new applications.
The pandemic has wreaked havoc on the college plans for some California freshmen who have had to change their plans so they can help support their families.
Trump administration will continue limit DACA program, which provides temporary relief from deportation for undocumented students.
The decision was announced at the beginning of the first hearing of a federal lawsuit filed by Harvard University and M.I.T.
Undocumented youth eligible to submit first-time applications remain in limbo after Supreme Court’s DACA decision.
The state of California and the University of California are both suing the federal government over the policy.
The decision is a victory for DACA recipients who have been on edge for months.
School officials report families are concerned about signing up for school lunch and other services.
UC considering ways to help undocumented students stay in school, if their DACA status is terminated.
Thousands of California college students, graduates and employees would be at risk of deportation if DACA is terminated.
AB 1645 requires community colleges and California State University campuses to have designated liaisons for undocumented students.
There is some evidence that California immigrant families are already disenrolling their children from public benefit programs, even though they are still eligible.