Dream Center

Off-Campus Resource Listing

Off-Campus Resource Listing

Legal Resources

California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc. (CRLA) is a nonprofit legal service program created to help California's low-income individuals and communities representing all types of individuals and communities. CRLA was founded in 1966 to help rural communities because those communities were not receiving legal help. CRLA has 18 offices to continue to meet the legal needs of these communities. –from the CRLA website

  • Immigration Advocates Network maintains a national directory of more than 950 free or low-cost nonprofit immigration legal services providers in all 50 states. It can be found online at

Immigration Law Help,, is a searchable online directory of over 1,000 free or low-cost nonprofit immigration legal services providers in all 50 states. Only nonprofits that are BIA recognized or have attorneys on staff are included in the directory. Users can search by state, zip code, or detention facility. Users can also refine their search by types and areas of legal assistance provided, populations served, languages spoken, other areas of legal assistance, and non-legal services provided. was developed by the Immigration Advocates Network and Pro Bono Net with support from the Four Freedoms Fund. –from the Immigration Law Help website

The Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC), works with and educated immigrants, community organizations, and the legal sector to continue to build a democratic society that values diversity and the rights of all people. –from the ILRC website.

The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF),, is a Latino legal civil rights organization. Often described as the ‘law firm of the Latino community,’ MALDEF promotes social change through advocacy, communications, community education, and litigation in the areas of education, employment, immigrant rights, and political access. –from the MALDEF website

The National Immigrant Law Center (NILC),, is one of the leading organizations in the U.S. exclusively dedicated to defending and advancing the rights of low-income immigrants. –from the NILC website

The National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC),, is dedicated to ensuring human rights protections and access to justice for all immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers. – from the NIJC website

Opening Doors, their mission is to empower refugees, immigrants, human trafficking survivors, and underserved Sacramento area residents to achieve self-sufficiency by accessing opportunities to mainstream economic and social systems.  


Financial Resources

The DREAM.US,, is the nation’s largest college access and success program for DREAMers. Working with partners, they provide scholarships to highly-motivated DREAMers to help them pay for the college education. –from the Dream.US website

Other Resources
Mission Asset Fund $495 DACA Renewal Scholarship - To apply for this fund and for more information please visit   

Los Rios DACA focused Website

Immigrants Rising),, empowers undocumented young people to pursue their dreams of college, career, and citizenship in the United States by addressing the holistic needs of undocumented young people through direct support, leadership and career development, community outreach and education, and advocacy.–from the immigrants rising website

My Undocumented Life Blog,, provides up-to-date information and resources to undocumented immigrants. The organization posts scholarship opportunities that are open to undocumented students, strategies for navigating the educational system, information on how to apply for DACA/Advanced Parole, news on DAPA, and much more. - from the My Undocumented Life Blog website

Things I’ll Never Say,, is an online platform for undocumented young people across the country to create their own immigration narratives by boldly sharing personal experiences through writing, video, audio, art, comics, photography and other creative media. The title of the website was inspired by a collection of stories written by students participating in E4FC’s Creative Writing Program and published in the Fall 2011 issue of the Harvard Educational Review. –from the Things I’ll Never Say website