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DACA & Undocumented Students

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Swarthmore College is committed to supporting and expanding opportunities for  Deferred Action Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Undocumented students. We offer supportive, sensitive and personalized services. The college offers  a wide variety of resources and programs empowering  students to help reach their academic and personal goals. 

The International Student Center serves as a resource center for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and undocumented students. We welcome and support our students without regard to their immigration status. We are working diligently to assure all our students continue to feel welcome and safe. Please find some resources below:

On-Campus Resources: 

From U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services:

Organizations for DACA and Undocumented Students

  • Immigrants Rising:  Aids low-income immigrant students in their pursuit of a U.S. college education.  View the Resource Guide for more information.
  • Presidents Alliance:  An alliance of American college and university leaders dedicated to increasing public understanding of how immigration policies and practices impact our students, campuses and communities.
  • Higher Ed Immigration Portal: A new digital platform that integrates data, policies, and resources about DACA and undocumented, other immigrant, international, and refugee students to support immigration reform and federal policymaking, fuel change at the state and campus level, and build a diverse movement of partners and stakeholders advocating for these students. 

Facebook Groups:

Med School Resources:

General Resources: