Free legal assistance offers help with DACA

By Francisco Portilloย  Undocumented students at East Los Angeles College have the opportunity to receive free legal assistance from attorneys by applying for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) in E1-227. A partnership between the Dream Resource Center and the Loyola Immigrant Justice Clinic (LIJC), students can meet with an attorney that specializes in immigrant justice for free. DACA, created by President Obama in 2012, offers temporary deportation relief for…

September 29, 2016
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Former undocumented student advocates on immigrant rights

By Ali Corona Michael Geovanny Felix, a 19-year-old former undocumented student at East Los Angeles College never worried about his immigration status. He grew up a normal kid in East Los Angeles from the age of five. In his junior year of high school, Felix realized he would need to have proper documentation to attend college. โ€œThe problems begin when you want to go to college,โ€ Felix said. Felix was…

May 16, 2013
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