Normally, students should not fear being “outed” on campus. Common sense however is always advised. Students must never state that they are US citizens, as it is grounds for immediate deportation when the student becomes eligible to regularize his or her status.
Local Legal Resources
Dorcas International Institute of RI
Citizenship & Immigrant Services
Jessica Vasquez, Director
(401) 728-5920 Ext. 319
Catholic Social Services
& Refugee Services
Roberto González, Esq.
(Member of CASO)
- Sam’s Story first aired on National Public Radio's Latino USA in 2009. Listen here »
- Amanda and Antonio, filmed and produced by Marta V. Martínez, features two Rhode Island students giving testimony before Rhode Island legislators. Watch here »
- Lost & Found video written and produced by Tam Tran. Watch here »
- Yaruska Ordinala’s story. Watch here »