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Recruit & Retain Undocumented Students: New DACA Legislation Updates


Live Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $199.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

Your college must be ready for the 65,000 undocumented students graduating high school yearly. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy enables undocumented students to attend college without the threat of deportation. How can you equip your staff with proven practices to improve access and retention for this growing population while complying with federal state guidelines? Join us for this 60-minute webinar where you will discover:

  • Comply with federal & state legislation - DACA & other must-know policies
  • Financial aid - how undocumented students can secure available funds
  • How to develop a network to support undocumented students on campus
  • Best practices to boost student success from freshman year to graduation

Program Highlights

  • New Federal & State Policies Supporting Undocumented Students

    • How to attract undocumented students - special considerations
    • New federal & state legislation - what you need to know
    • Education & immigration policies that impact college access
    • Who can request deferred action & what is the qualifying criteria
  • Recruitment Strategies that Work: Attract Undocumented Students

    • How to assist undocumented students as they apply for admission
    • Dispel myths about college & immigration rights for undocumented students
    • Keys for reviewing & assisting students with the DACA application
    • Tactics to communicate financial aid options & benefits to recruits
  • Key Strategies for Student Engagement: Increase Graduation Rates

    • Proven best practices to improve college access & success
    • Understand the social & emotional impact of the undocumented community
    • How to boost the educational experience of undocumented students
    • Ways to assist undocumented students post grad - employment & grad school
  • Live Q&A session - Have your specific undocumented students questions answered!

About The Speaker

Dr. Paz Maya Oliverez is currently Interim Associate Vice President of Student Success at CSU Dominguez Hills, where she manages EOP, TRIO, & other student support programs.

  • She has also held positions as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Southern California and as a Program Analyst for the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education.
  • Dr. Oliverez has spent the last 15 years working with underrepresented and first-generation students as they move through the college pipeline and is passionate about ensuring that all students have access to the preparation, guidance, and support to successfully pursue their post-secondary aspirations.
  • She holds a Ph.D. in Education from the University of Southern California, an M.S. in Counseling from California State University, Long Beach, and a B.A. in Sociology from the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Program Benefits

With new federal and state legislation, equip your staff with proven strategies to attract the growing undocumented student population to ultimately boost enrollment and graduation rates.