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Resources for international students and scholars
Thanks to the Lundquist College of Business for providing the following list on their website. (https://business.uoregon.edu/files/media/resources-for-students.pdf)
International students and scholars can receive advice from UO International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) in the Office of International Affairs. Some students may qualify for emergency financial aid. As a reminder, ISSS cannot provide legal advice, but can point one towards legal resources.
Jennifer Doreen (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the UO International Employment Specialist who can help with concerns about changes that could affect one’s ability to continue to work at the University of Oregon.
Information available on the UO HR site includes several links to important resources.
To contact an immigration attorney about your specific situation, visit the American Immigration Lawyers Association website for information on how to select an immigration attorney and a list of immigration attorneys.
Information on the UO General Counsel site includes an FAQ section that provides advice on what to do when receiving a subpoena or summons, request for records, or communication from a federal or state agency, among other topics.
From the “Dreamers, Ducks, and DACA Info-Session,” drawn from the presentation by Ellen McWhirter, Ann Swindells Professor in Counseling Psychology, on Feb. 28, 2017
A teach-in featuring María Blanco, Executive Director of the Undocumented Student Legal Services Center, UC Davis
(held January 31, 2017; sponsored by the Department of Ethnic Studies)
Professor Blanco, who directs the University of California Undocumented Legal Services Center, gave a comprehensive overview of the changing legal and policy landscape facing undocumented students and their universities, and discussed the political history of undocumented student activism and its lessons for our time.
Here is a link to a handout titled “Facts about Sanctuary and Federal Funds” that explains the legal context and protections related to the threatened revocation of federal funds to states, localities, and other entities created by the UC Undocumented Legal Services Center.
Professor Blanco provided the links below to resources about sanctuary campuses and undocumented student policy issues.
Civil Discourse: Resources for Family Preparedness, from the League of Women Voters of Oregon
- Protect Your Family: Information for Families in Oregon to Plan for Time of Unavailability
- Proteja Su Familia: Información para las familias de Oregon para prepararse en tiempos de crisis (difíciles)
Immigrant Legal Resource Center for red cards and other information
Latino Network: Resources for Families and Allies
Access the above link for giving to the Center for Latino/a and Latin American Studies Gift Fund. Online gifts may be made using the form available at this link; all gifts are processed by the University of Oregon Foundation, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization responsible for receiving and administering private donations to the University of Oregon.
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- June 8, 2017:
- CLLAS Solidarity Statement
- 2017 CLLAS Call for Faculty Collaborative Research Groups
- “Diálogos,” a New, Multi-sensory Exhibition that Features Latin American Art, Opens at JSMA
- Marjorie Perloff: Poetry, Poetics & Myth Speaker Series
- UO’s Charles Martinez named to Knight Professorship
- Michelle McKinley receives multiple awards, including UO Law School’s highest teaching honor