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DREAMers welcomed at student reception

The Dream Center is located in Meriam Library room 162. Photo credit: Jessie Imhoff

Jessie Imhoff

September 8, 2019

The Chico State Dream Center welcomed DREAM students on Friday at Sylvester's Cafe. The goal was to provide students with knowledge on the resources available to them on campus. The DREAM (Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors) Act provides a way to grant residency for people who came to A...

Dream Center Hosts Webinar Update on Dream Act

The Dream Center participated in a webinar updating campuses on where the Dream Act stands. Photo credit: Nate Rettinger

Nate Rettinger

March 5, 2019

A webinar put on by the Dream Center Thursday afternoon discussed the current policies surrounding foreign students.Currently, there are 18 states that have passed the Dream Act with California being one of the first to adopt the law. Federally the law has failed to pass, but is being fought against...

‘Waking Dream’ screening brings awareness to DACA recipients

Dilan Pedraza speaks to students in the CCLC about his experience filming in documentary

Rayanne Painter

March 4, 2019

Navigating through school, society and careers is challenging enough without extra factors. Many undocumented young adults in Chico and throughout the country are required to take additional, and often tedious, steps in order just to acquire the right to work and live safely in this country.Leaders Educating...

DACA webinar provides clarity and information

The Dream Center hosted a webinar that informed students and teachers about the current  state of DACA. Photo credit: Nate Rettinger

Nate Rettinger

February 8, 2019

The Dream Center participated in a webinar put on by the Immigrant Legal Resource Center on Tuesday morning. The presentation went over the current state of the DACA program, litigation preventing the cancelation of the program and best practices for renewing a DACA application.There are currently 10 nationwide cases fighting against a shut down of the DACA program, including Batalla Vidal v. ...

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