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This guide will detail the legal and practical concerns of undocumented students who are contemplating or currently pursuing a graduate school education. Each section is divided into important milestones that occur during the graduate school process. Topics addressed include the application process, accessing financial aid, transportation, employment, taxes and resources for support. The focus of this guide is to provide insight and recommendations to the undocumented population in relation to graduate school and life after graduation. Extensive guides and resources currently exist for undocumented students who have received DACA protection, equivalent resources and guides are scarce for undocumented graduate students who do not have DACA protection. Thus, the bulk of this guide is tailored to those without DACA status.
undocumented aliens, DACA, higher education
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Cook, Sheila and Gaylord, Iva, "Navigating Graduate School: Resource Guide for Undocumented Students" (2018). Immigration Law & Policy Practicum Projects. 1.