Local and National Resources

College Board

The College Board is a mission-driven not-for-profit organization that connects students to college success and opportunity. Here is information about admission, financial aid and scholarships, and student organizations in Washington state.

National Immigration Law Center

The National Immigration Law Center has a website for questions about Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, as well as information on your rights as international, undocumented, and DACA students when dealing with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) or other law enforcement officers.

Northwest Immigrant Rights Project

Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, based in Seattle, promotes justice by defending and advancing the rights of immigrants through direct legal services, systemic advocacy, and community education. They hold free workshops in Seattle to help explain the requirements of the DACA program and help young people apply.


ImmigrationLawHelp.org is a searchable online directory of over 1,000 free or low-cost nonprofit immigration legal services providers in all 50 states. Here are services available in Washington state.

El Centro de la Raza

El Centro de la Raza  is a comprehensive social and human services agency in south Seattle primarily focused on Latino issues, but they serve people in all racial and economic sectors. They issued a statement reaffirming their status as a location for all immigrants.

Informed Immigrant

Informed Immigrant is a coalition-led aggregated resource hub. The website provides answers to frequently asked questions on DACA, Bridge Act, and being undocumented in 2017.

My Undocumented Life is a blog providing up-to-date information and resources to undocumented immigrants. It posts scholarship opportunities 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.


The Immigrant Legal Resource Center seeks to improve immigration law and policy, expand the capacity of legal service providers, and advance immigrant rights. The ILRC trains attorneys, paralegals, and community-based advocates who work with immigrants around the country.

Puentes logo

Puentes is a local organization supporting undocumented families through advocacy, education, and mental health.

“Having to tell or explain that I’m undocumented creates a feeling of shame and fear; having to lie to people or divert their questions has always made me feel like I was doing something wrong.”
SPU junior