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Resources for Students

The recent decision to roll back Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program will present BCC students from all walks of life with numerous questions. Please see the resources we've provided below:

General “Know your Rights” Sessions 

Sessions for students, faculty and staff 
Overview of individual rights relative to DACA and immigration

  • Fall River: Wednesday, September 27 - 10 a.m. B-103
  • Attleboro: Thursday, September 28 - 10 a.m. AT-106
  • Taunton: Thursday September, 28 - 4 p.m. TG-137
  • New Bedford: Saturday, September, 30 - 11 a.m. NH-310

These sessions will provide an overview of individual rights relative to DACA and immigration. Students faculty and staff are invited to attend

DACA Renewal Day - Free assistance for BCC students 

Friday, September 29, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.  
Commonwealth College Center - G Bldg., Fall River 
Experienced Immigration attorneys will be on hand to provide one-on-one assistance in completing the DACA renewal application. Students should bring their BCC ID and a copy of their prior DACA application to the session.

Renewing Your DACA Status Before the October 5th Deadline

Click here to make sure you qualify for DACA renewal and get your application in on time

Paying for your DACA Renewal

Click here to apply for a DACA renewal scholarship

DACA Help Near You

Click here for local legal resources and information for DACA related inquiries

Click hear for a New Bedford-based DACA Renewal Information Session and DACA Renewal Clinic

Other DACA Clinics in Massachusetts

Resources for Rhode Island Students

National Immigration Legal Services Directory - Rhode Island

Raimondo Secures Money To Pay DACA Renewal Fees For 'Dreamers' 

Talk to Your Local Elected Officials!

Massachusetts State Legislator Directory 

Rhode Island State Legislator Directory

Find Your Representatives in Congress

DACA Statements from Your Reps

Legal Resources 

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) - Know Your Rights: What to do if Immigration Agents (ICE) Are at Your Door

National Immigration Law Center - Know Your Rights at Home and at Work

Immigrant Legal Resource Center - What Do I Need to Know about the End of DACA? (Translated to Multiple Languages)

American Immigration Lawyers Association - Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals: Don't Get Scammed!

Know Your Rights Printable Card


Here to Stay - Protect Immigrant Youth

Million Asset Fund - $100,000,000 Fund Announced to Help Dreamers Renew DACA by October 5th

What Congress is Doing to Help

Protect DREAMer Confidentiality Act of 2017

DREAMer Information Protection Act 

Other Colleges Respond 

The Chronicle for Higher Education - For Students Imperiled by Trump's DACA Rollback, a Scramble for Answers

The Chronicle for Higher Education - Colleges Deplore Trump's Threat to DACA. How Far Can They Go to Fight It?

University of California Berkeley - UC Berkeley: We stand with our undocumented students  

Event Calendar

Date: Tue, 26 Sep 2017 13:00:00 GMT

Financial Aid Workshop - Attleboro (9/26/2017)


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Date: Tue, 26 Sep 2017 14:00:00 GMT

Fall River Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA) Visit (9/26/2017)


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Date: Tue, 26 Sep 2017 14:00:00 GMT

Transfer College Lobby Days (9/26/2017)


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Date: Tue, 26 Sep 2017 19:00:00 GMT

Financial Aid Workshop - New Bedford 800 Purchase St Campus (9/26/2017)


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