Immigrant Resilience Week Events
In honor of Immigrant Resilience Week, campus organizations dedicated to serving immigrant communities organized events to better support that demographic. These events include:
Immigration Options After Academia
Beyond Academia at UC Santa Barbara is hosting a virtual workshop titled “Immigration Options After Academia” on Thursday at 9 to 10 p.m. The workshop is hosted by attorney Paul Herzog who will provide insight into understanding “the immigration options for individuals after they leave academia” in tandem with “temporary work visas and permanent residency (green cards),” according to the Shoreline description.
Immigration Legal Services Clinic
Undocumented Student Services at UCSB is hosting an Immigration Legal Services Clinic on Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
This clinic will provide “legal advice for undocumented students in the UC system and their immediate family members, as well as students who are U.S. citizens with undocumented family members can make an appointment to get support with DACA renewals, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS), U-visas, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), other immigration relief and other immigration questions,” according to the Shoreline description.
Immigrant Workers’ Rights Webinar
Undocumented Student Services and the UC Immigrant Legal Services Center are hosting a webinar entitled “Immigrant Workers’ Rights” on Thursday from 12 to 1:30 p.m.
Golden Gate University School of Law Women’s Employment Rights Clinic law students Celena Gentry and Ema Rocha will “provide an overview of employment law as it affects undocumented individuals,” and discuss “wage and hour claims, harrassment/discrimination, health and safety, protections against retaliaton, and unemployment,” according to the Shoreline description.
A version of this article appeared on p. 2 of the April 14 edition of the Daily Nexus.