New executive orders can offer citizenship to DACA students

President Joseph R. Biden’s day-one executive orders and the proposed U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021 provide a path to citizenship for many undocumented students, but the order faces some legal challenges. East Los Angeles College’s Dream Resource Center and the Central American Resource Center (CARECEN) held a meeting covering both executive orders and the proposed act on Wednesday.

February 26, 2021

DRC panel focuses immigration petitions

The Dream Resource Center teamed up with the Central American Resource Center to discuss family based immigration petitions. This panel focused on giving insight regarding essential information to family members or spouses, who must know if they are looking into immigration petitions.

December 11, 2020

Dream Resource Center focuses on informing students

A growing population of undocumented students have found a safe haven at East Los Angeles College. ELAC is offering unprecedented support for its undocumented and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals students.The Dream Resource Center is a safe zone for undocumented prospective students.

December 3, 2020

Student ambassador helps undocumented students

Katya Alvarado is the scholar ambassador of the DRC, and her function as an ambassador of the DRC is an advocate for undocumented students on campus.
The Dream Resource Center provides assistance to AB-540 / SB 68 petitions, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals renewals, California Dream Act, Extended Opportunities Programs & Services, scholarships, referrals to counseling and other supportive services and resources available to students on and off campus.

October 3, 2020

DACA Task Force aims to increase enrollment

October 4, 2018

By Steven Adamo Enrollment among undocumented students continues to decline, according to Los Angeles Community College District Chancellor Francisco C. Rodriguez. “Numbers continue to draw down, from fall of 2016 to fall of 2018, we lost 21% of credit undocumented students,” said Chancellor Rodriguez at the Ad Hoc Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Task Force meeting at ELAC Thursday. He met with ELAC’s Dream Resource Center, as well as staff…


Safe Zone offers help to undocumented, LGTBQ students

By David Graddy The Safe Zone Ally Organization held a workshop to offer resources serving the LGBTQ community and undocumented students. The workshop was held at East Los Angeles College campus in the Student Services Building E1 in room 176. Each year, Safe Zone helps more than 35,100 students at ELAC by offering a variety of resources including living accommodations, personal needs, and overall general health with a goal to…

December 3, 2017