Undocumented Student Resources

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The Undocumented Student Program at Imperial Valley College serves all undocumented students (including those with mixed-status families), faculty/staff, and allies. We strongly advocate for the rights of our undocumented community and work towards creating a better sense of community on campus. We are working remotely. For immediate assistance please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


  • Financial Aid

  • On-Campus Resource Referrals

  • Scholarships

  • Online Events and Workshops

Welcome Students

Imperial Valley College welcomes you back to Spring 2021 semester! This semester is full of opportunities and experiences. The Undocumented Student Center is here to support you along your educational journey. We can connect you and inform you about various on campus and off campus resources to assist you on this path. To get any assistance please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Spring 2021 Events 


What it means to be DACAmented @12:00 PM

by Higher Education Legal Services
JFS stands in solidarity with Dreamers and is providing FREE immigration services to the CCC's and CSU's in the San Diego and Imperial Valley communities. Join JFS's Higher Education Legal Services (HELS) program for an interactive webinar where our team will discuss the current state of DACA and who is currently eligible to apply. Time will be reserved for an interactive and LIVE Q&A where you can ask questions and get answers from our HELS team.

DACA Updates/Dream Act/AB540 @ 2:00 P.M. 

The Higher Education Legal Services team invites you to join us for an interactive webinar on DACA overview and updates. The team will also be covering the basics of the DREAM Act & AB 540 and time will be reserved for Q&A.

*Registration required for HELS records only
**Events are free and open to everyone

Zoom Link: https://bit.ly/3sZr4lU 


 Know Your Rights & Family Preparedness @ 1PM

Our chances of running into a Law Enforcement Officer are greater when living in a border community. The JFS's Higher Education Legal Services (HELS) Team invites you to our presentation on Know Your Rights and Family Preparedness. Civil and basic rights under the U.S. Constitution pertain to all regardless of immigration status. HELS will break down your basic rights and a family preparedness plan in case you or your loved one(s) are exposed to an unfortunate situation (i.e., detention or deportation).

 Zoom Link: https://bit.ly/3pj5czw


Naturalization: How to Become a US Citizen @ 5:00 PM

The Higher Education Legal Services team invites you to come join our interactive live webinar: "Naturalization: How to Become a US Citizen". The team will share information on the application process, including screening applicants, applications, and preparing clients for the naturalization interview. Presenters will also share important resources, such as JFSSD citizenship classes, which prepare students for the civics, English reading, writing, and speaking components of the naturalization test as well as naturalization application preparation.

Zoom Link: https://bit.ly/3qOMPCS


Immigration 101: Possible Forms of Relief @2:00 PM

Jewish Family Service of San Diego (JFS), through its Higher Education Legal Services program invites you to come join our interactive live webinar and let our dedicated team share with you information on Immigration 101 – Possible Forms of Relief. Come learn general information about immigration including types of status, agencies, citizenship, legal permanent resident (LPR) status, family-based immigration, crimes and immigration, and the broken system.

Zoom Link: https://bit.ly/2Ydshrr


Jewish Family Service - HELS

    • The Higher Education Legal Services (HELS) initiative is a unique opportunity for students, staff, and faculty at local colleges to access personalized Immigration Legal Services from highly qualified legal practitioners. JFS Immigration Attorneys and Department of Justice Representatives are available at local schools to provide culturally-competent, trauma-informed, and reliable expertise to the campus community.

      Services include:

        • Immigration eligibility consultations
        • DACA renewal
        • Naturalization
        • Family-based immigration
        • Know Your Rights sessions
        • Emergency Planning & Safety Preparedness
        • Other immigration services

Watch Informational Video Here:

Employee rights (You have rights regardless of immigration status)

College Mental Health/ Counseling

    • Mental Health Counseling Services at the IVC Student Health Center provides short-term individual, couples, family, and group therapy to currently enrolled students.

    • Hours of operation are Monday-Friday from approximately 9:00 a.m. -4:00 p.m. Provider availability may vary during those times.

    • You may contact us at (760) 355-6310 or by visiting us in Room 1536, Next to the Assessment Center (400 Building). Click here to visit the website.