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These organizations provide referrals to low cost or free legal services for coping with immigration issues.
City College of San Francisco joins the City and County of San Francisco in affirming its sanctuary status for all people of San Francisco.
December 15, 2016. CCSF Board of Trustees Resolution 161215-IX-346.
Some of the specifics of this Board resolution
City College of San Francisco joins other colleges and universities around the country as a sanctuary campus, which include the following policies:
The "City and County of Refuge" Ordinance (1989) prohibits City employees from using City funds or resources to assist Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in the enforcement of Federal immigration law unless such assistance is required by federal or state law.
The “Due Process for All” Ordinance (2013) limits when City law enforcement officers may give ICE advance notice of a person’s release from local jail. It also prohibits cooperation with ICE detainer requests, sometimes referred to as “ICE holds.”
Text of both ordinances ( last amended in July 2016)
The California Dream Act (AB 540) allows undocumented and nonresident documented students who meet certain provisions to apply for and receive private scholarships funded through public universities, state-administered financial aid, university grants, community college fee waivers, and Cal Grants.
You may be eligible if you:
California lawmakers in the State Assembly and State Senate are working on numerous bills that will change existing laws or create new laws if they pass and are signed by the Governor. A few of the these are: