What you need to know about immigration in a Trump administration
The Immigrant Legal Resource Center has released information on immigration reform and status in light of the presidential election.
On DACA: President-elect Donald Trump pledged to end DACA when he becomes President. Trump will not be President until he is inaugurated on January 20, 2017. Until that time, DACA will remain in place and USCIS will continue to process both initial and renewal DACA requests.
On CIR: Based on Trump’s campaign rhetoric and the new composition of Congress, we do not expect a comprehensive immigration reform that includes legalization to be introduced in the coming years.
What immigrants can do now: People should go to a legal services provider to be screened for any possible immigration options other than DACA they for which they may already eligible.
Support resources for students in the wake of Nov. 8
On Tuesday night we witnessed a historic and unprecedented national election, the results of which have sent shock waves through the nation. However this historic time is affecting you, there are resources here to support you. Here are just a few:
Campus and Community Resources for Self-Care and Mental Health
What It Really Means to Hold Space for Someone, by Heather Plett
4 Self-Care Resources for Days When the World is Terrible, by Miriam Zoila Perez
3 Ways to Prioritize Self-Care While Resisting Dehumanization: Because #BlackWellnessMatters,
by Akilah S. Richards
Transforming Anger into Building Solidarity, by Beth Berila
5 Self-Care Tips for Activists – ‘Cause Being Woke Shouldn’t Mean Your Spirit’s Broke, by Kim Tran
What’s Missing When We Talk About Self-Care, by Carmenleah Ascencio
Engaging in Difficult Conversations
Calling In: A Quick Guide on When and How, by Sian Ferguson
30 Ways to Be a Better Ally, by Jamie Utt
Being An Ally/Building Solidarity, by Southerners On New Ground (S.O.N.G.)
Ways to Contribute to Community Organizing
26 Ways to Be in the Struggle Beyond the Streets, by Anderson, Barett, Dixon, Garrido, Kane, Nancherla, Narichania, Narasimham, Rabiyah and Richart
24-Hour Crisis Clinic
866-427-4747 or 206-461-3222
Dial 211 (M–F, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.)
Pierce County Crisis Line
Snohomish County 24-Hour Crisis Line
800-584-5578 or 425-258-4357
Skagit County 24-Hour Crisis Line
NW Network of Bi, Trans, Lesbian and Gay Survivors of Abuse
UW Seattle Hall Health Center – Mental Health Clinic
Due Feb. 1: Sustainable International Development L.L.M., M.J. applications
Application Deadline: Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2016
The UW Law School is the first U.S. law school to provide a graduate degree in Sustainable International Development. Students of the Program learn through a practical and innovative approach, with course offerings focused on five key areas: rule of law and governance, law as a tool of poverty alleviation, global environmental protection, corporate responsibility & sustainability, indigenous people’s rights.
Student registration for the 2017 NW Public Service Career Fairs open
Each year the Public Service Career Fairs, hosted in Seattle and Portland, draw local and national government and non-profit employers who are hiring students for summer and academic year internships/externships, and for post-graduate attorney positions. Employers began to register in October and will continue to register until January 10. This year Lewis & Clark has partnered with Seattle University to facilitate student registration and interview selections for a more streamlined process. Register and read more here.