Immigrant and International Students
Immigration officers are not permitted to detain or remove a student from campus without a court order.
DACA renewal applications are being accepted by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. No new applications are being accepted for those who have never had DACA.
Entry to the US is banned for certain international citizens; consulting with an immigration lawyer prior to travel is advised.
The application deadline is February 28 Learn more about the new round of TheDream.US Scholarships
If you or a family member are worried about your immigration status or your ability to stay in school, we urge you to check out these resources and services. CUNY Citizenship Now! provides free, confidential immigration law services. Call 1-212-652-2055 or email email@example.com. June 30th - Citizenship Day Single Stop – Room C-107, 718-482-5135 – connects you with federal and state financial resources, legal counseling on campus and local community services. The LaGuardia Community College Foundation – Room E-508, 718-482-5010 – offers you financial support in the form of scholarships, MetroCards, textbooks, and other emergency needs. NY State Office for New Americans Hotline – 800-566-7636 toll-free, multi-lingual services for information and referrals. Immigration: Know Your Rights! information from Legal Services NYC CUNY School of Law – provides extensive information to help parents plan: Planning with Parents Who Fear Deportation: Legal Information & Tools for Advocates, Lawyers, & Parents Emergency Advance Planning for Parents at Risk of Deportation Immigrant Legal Resource Center: Family Preparedness Plan. Living in Limbo A Guide to Understanding Your Rights, Benefits, and Obligations When You Have No Immigration Status.
LaGuardia’s Wellness Center – Room C-249, 718-482-5471 – offers free confidential counseling on campus. NYC Well is also available for support from trained counselors, call 24/7 at 888-NYC-WELL (888-692-9355) LaGuardia’s Student Information Center can help guide you to the right resource – Call 718-482-5935, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the Welcome Center in the M-Building Lobby.
The City University of New York was founded on the principle of equal access and opportunity. LaGuardia’s longstanding commitment to welcoming, protecting and supporting our students, regardless of immigration status, has not wavered since our founding. We remain committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and will steadfastly continue to offer a welcoming environment for students of all backgrounds. LaGuardia Community College will take any steps available under the law to protect and support our undocumented students. Should you or a family member have concerns about your immigration status or safety, we urge you to avail yourselves of the resources and services listed below.
You can reach out to Rhonda Mouton, regardless of immigration status, to help direct you to appropriate resources both on campus and in the community.
Rhonda Mouton Program Director, Single Stop 31-10 Thomson Avenue, Room C-107 Long Island City, NY 11101 Phone: 718-482-5129 Email: email@example.com