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Dream Success Center Events

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Direct immigration legal services are available free of charge to CSU students and employees. Attorneys and paralegals are available to assist students with general consultations, DACA renewals and general assistance in filling out forms such as family-based petitions. This project aims to serve undocumented students, students with immigration questions, staff, and faculty. The non-profit agency providing legal services to Fresno State is Immigrant Legal Defense (ILD).

Consultation Dates
January 18 (Virtual)
January 31 (Virtual)
February 16 (In Person)
March 1 ( Virtual)
March 15 (In Person) 
March 28 (Virtual)
April 13 (In Person)
April 24 (Virtual) 
May 10 (In Person)
May 23 (Virtual) 
In person appointments are available from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Virtual appointments are available from 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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Legal Services Information Session

Join our attorneys with Immigrant Legal Defense to learn about the FREE and confidential immigration legal services at Fresno State. You will also learn about the importance of scheduling a consultation.

  • Date: TBD

Special Immigrant Juvenile Status

In collaboration with the Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC), Immigrant Legal Defense (ILD), the California State University Chancellor's Office, Foundation for California Community Colleges, and the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office will host an informational webinar on Special Immigrant Juvenile Status.  

Immigration attorneys from the ILRC and ILD will present information regarding Special Immigrant Juvenile Status. Special immigrant juvenile status (SIJS) is one of the most common immigration options for immigrant youth. SIJS is one pathway to a green card for young people under age 21 who have been abused, abandoned, or neglected by one or both of their parents. Many immigrant youths in the United States may be eligible to apply for lawful immigration status. This webinar will provide an overview of what special immigrant juvenile status is, who is eligible, the benefits it provides, how to apply, and where to go for help.

 

Financial Aid Options for Dreamers:

Renewing the CA Dream Act and Other Funding Opportunities Information Session 

We will cover the do's and don'ts of renewing the CA Dream Act for next academic year (Fall 2022 and Spring 2023).  The application starts October 1, 2022 and the deadline is March 2, 2023.  We encourage students to attend to find out about renewing their application, options for funding (especially if a student is running out of Cal Grants), understanding why all need to renew regardless of the year they are enrolled, opportunities for Grants, Scholarships, Dream Loan, and opportunities for Credential and Graduate Students

Workshop Dates:

  • Virtual:  Zoom Link
    • January 30th from 1:30pm-3:30pm 
    • February 6th from 1:30pm-3:30pm
    • March 24th from 1:30pm-3:30pm
  • In Person
    • February 22nd fom 3:30pm-4:30pm in RSU #206

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Monthly Workshops 

The Dream Success Center will be hosting monthly workshops for students. These workshops will be facilitated by DSC staff but led by students. This is a safe space for students to share their experiences and relate to one another. Two students who attend the workshops will be entered to participate in a $500 scholarship raffle at the end of the semester!! 

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Graduate Assistant Walk in Hours

This semester our Graduate Assistant Susana will be hosting walk in sessions for quick quesions, setting up appointments or for any other concerns via zoom every Monday from 1-3pm. 

Link: https://fresnostate.zoom.us/j/5663368378

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For new First Time Freshmen and Transfer students.  Come and learn about the services in the Dream Success Center, financial aid for Dreamers, and Q&A session.

December 2021 and January 2022 dates will be posted soon for our new Transfer and Returning students for Spring 2022