Washington Application for State Financial Aid The state of Washington's financial aid program expanded to those who are ineligible to Federal Financial Aid due to immigration status.
Immigration Direct A more in-depth reading into future possibilities of the status of the Dream Act as it is processed in legislation.
Asian Americans Advancing Justice Organization founded in 1991 dedicated to civil rights based in Washington D.C. providing assistance to all Americans based on the promise of opportunity.
DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals)
On Sept. 5, 2017, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) initiated the orderly phase out of the program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). DHS will provide a limited, six-month window during which it will consider certain requests for DACA and applications for work authorization, under specific parameters. Read the memorandum from Acting DHS Secretary Elaine Duke for details.(For more information visit the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services website).
Contact the following organizations for immigration and support services:
- Catholic Charities of Spokane - Immigration & Refugee Legal Services
- World Relief Spokane
- Center for Civil and Human Rights
- Additional DACA information at unitedwedream.org
- “Catholic Leaders Call on Secretary Kelly to Protect DACA Students”
If you are not a Gonzaga student, but are looking for travel related help, call the Washington Immigrant Solidarity Network on 1-844-724-3737, and here is a link to the ‘Know Your Rights’ card en Español, and in English. Washington Immigrant Solidarity Network (WAISN):1-844-724-3737
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Dr. Juliane Mora* (Co-Chair)
Assistant Professor, Communication Studies
Taylor Jordan* (Co-Chair)
Clery Comp & BIT Coordinator, Campus Security & Public Safety
Alfonso (Fonsi) Miranda
Program Coordinator - Mentoring, Unity Multicultural Education Center
Dr. Raymond Reyes*
AVP for Cultural Initiatives
Financial Aid Counselor, Financial Aid
Dr. Jeff Dodd
Assistant Professor, English Department
Joan Iva Fawcett
Assistant Dean - DICE, Diversity, Inclusion, Community & Equity
Case Manager, Center for Cura Personalis
Professional and Graduate School Manager, Career & Professional Development
Health Educator, Office of Health Promotion
Program Assistant II, Center for Community Engagement