Resources for Undocumented Students (DACA)
As a Catholic and Jesuit University, Fordham values the dignity of all members of the University community. For our entire 175-year history, we have kept faith with the vision of Archbishop John Hughes who founded Fordham to serve immigrants and their sons, daughters, grandsons and granddaughters. The resources listed below are to aid our undocumented students. We stand with you and will do all we can to be effective advocates for you. Read Father McShane’s statement in support of undocumented students.
UPDATE: February 20, 2017
On February 20, 2017, the Department of Homeland Security issued guidance on the implementation of Executive Order issued on January 25, 2017. Notably the guidance expressly provides that there are no changes to the 2012 and 2014 Executive Orders establishing DACA. Learn more on the Department of Homeland Security website:
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
Schools and churches are considered “sensitive locations” by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
Other Statements of Support
Local Immigration Legal Services
African Hope Committee, Inc.
Catholic Charities Community Services, Immigration Legal Services no fees
City College Immigration Center no fees
City Bar Justice Center no fees
Staten Island Legal Services no fees
College of Staten Island, El Centro, and Project Immigration Center at the Help Center no fees
My Sister’s Place sliding scale
Rockland Community Development Council for Immigration Assistance