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DACA students are now able to enroll in most Missouri Universities after a many years of great effort by Immigration Professionals lead attorney, Jessica Piedra. 5 years ago Missouri debated a law that would have barred undocumented students from enrolling in universities and colleges in Missouri.
Jessica Piedra and others dedicated to the cause helped change the language to the bill to allow undocumented students to enroll and they continued to press the issue at Missouri universities that still excluded undocumented immigrants from enrollment.
Breakthrough came when Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals was created. Since then Immigration Professionals has helped over 150 students obtain Deferred Action status, which is one step closer to being college enrollment.
As a result of hard work and petitioning, All four University of Missouri schools have begun enrollment of for DACA students.
Why is this important? This study implies changing demographic trends in the Latino community.
A collaborative between Iowa State University Extension and other organizations developed "Éxito en el Norte", a program designed to assist Spanish-speaking U.S. residents. The educational video series hones in on seven key U.S. systems to equip residents with the knowledge and tools necessary to become engaged and self-sufficient members of their communities.
You won't want to miss these upcoming events in Kansas City. These events explore civil rights issues, both past and present, surrounding the Latino Community.
The exhibition won't be here much longer, so make sure you stop by before this exclusive collection leaves town!