DACA Recipients and Financing College

In Rhode Island, undocumented immigrants are eligible to pay in-state tuition rates at CCRI, RIC and URI, including DACA recipients. While we are not certain that Rhode Island law will change, we are certainly keeping our ears and eyes open. It is important to stay informed regarding any state laws that may pass as details pertaining to DACA continue to develop.


Tam Tran Scholarship & DACA Recipients

The next deadline for the Tam Tran Scholarship is February 23, 2013. For the upcoming 2013-2014 academic year, we will accept applications from any DACA applicants, regardless of age, as long as they can prove they are enrolled in college. ... Read More...


On June 15, 2012,  President Obama publicly introduced a change in immigration policy to suspend ALL deportation proceedings of undocumented youth who meet certain criteria. Subsequently, on the same day, Janet Napolitano, the Secretary of National Homeland Security released a memorandum announcing details of the policy. Read More...