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Room: Room I4-309 (3rd floor)
Phone: 619-335-8607
Fax: 619-388-2464

Office Hours
M-Th: 8:00am - 5:00pm
F: 8:00am - 3:00pm
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Leticia Diaz
Director of Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) and Special Programs
Ldiaz@sdccd.edu

Rosa Palacios
EOPS/Borderless Scholars Adjunct Counselor
Rpalacios@sdccd.edu

Clemente Ayala
EOPS/Borderless Scholars Adjunct Counselor
Cayala@sdccd.edu




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Borderless Scholars Program

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Welcome!

Borderless Scholars supports undocumented, AB540, Dreamer, DACA, students from mixed-status families, faculty/staff, and allies as well as the community at large. Here you will be able to learn more about our staff, events, and resources specifically for undocumented students. 

                                                ATTENTION TO ALL STUDENTS:
Due to the current situation with COVID-19, our department will have limited services and campus is closed until further notice. For more information and updates, please visit the SDCCD Coronavirus news center here: https://www.sdccd.edu/coronavirus/index.aspx
The Borderless Scholars team is still available to serve you and will be working remotely during this time.
Phone: 
619-388-2706
Email: 
MesaDreamers@sdccd.edu

COVID-19 Resources for undocumented, AB540, Dreamers, DACA recipients, and students from mixed-status families

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Summer 2020 eVENTS

  • Undocu-Circles (Every Tuesday, June 30 - July 28 | Anytime between 12:00pm - 1:00pm)
  • Undocu-Ally Training (Tuesday, July 14 2:00pm - 3:00pm and Tuesday, July 21 2:00pm - 3:00pm) 

Interested In Supporting Undocumented Studenets at Mesa?

Join the Mesa College Dreamer Students Work Group! We meet on a regular basis.
Staff/faculty and students are welcome to join!
Contact Borderless Scholars at MesaDreamers@sdccd.edu for more information


The DREAM TEAM

The Mesa College Borderless Scholars DREAM Team is here to support you!

What is Borderless Scholars?

The Borderless Scholars’ program is designed to provide a safe and welcoming environment for undocumented students and undocu-allies. We support these students to overcome personal and educational challenges due to their immigration status. We provide personal, career, and academic counseling, on-campus support services, and community resources including free legal services. Advocacy and social justice is our main passion; allow us to be the support you need.

What are the Borderless Scholars services?

  • Academic/Career/Personal Counseling
  • Book Service
  • Meal cards
  • On and off-campus resources.
  • California Dream Act application assistance.
  • AB-540 Affidavit completion assistance
  • Specialized Workshops and events speciffically created for undocumented students
  • "Know Your Rights" sessions.
  • Immigration Consultations.
  • And much more!

What are the requirements to participate as a Borderless Scholar?

  • Identify as a Dreamer, AB-540, Undocumented, and/or DACA recipient.

How to apply to Borderless Scholars

  • Borderless Scholars applications are available through the EOPS Office.
  • Submit EOPS application to apply for Borderless Scholars Program.
  • For more information contact us at, 
           San Diego Mesa College
           EOPS Office, Student Services building, I4-309
           7250 Mesa College Drive
           San Diego, CA 92111-4998     

The Community College Immigration Legal Services
Project

Mesa College and Jewish Family Service of San Diego (JFS), through its Higher Education Legal Services Program, have partnered to bring free immigration legal services to students, staff, and faculty. Click here to learn more about this service and to schedule an appointment with a legal representative.


SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES


COMMUNITY RESOURCES

SDCCD pledges support of students regardless of immigration status. Learn more about how our San Diego Community College District supports our Dreamers through the Dreamer Support Program.
     Click Here! 
Learn about District updates pertaining to Dreamer students at www.sdccd.edu/students News and Information. Read memos here: 
     Updated Information regarding DACA renewals
     Important Information for DACA students
     Important Immigration Information for Students
     Services for Homeless Students

ADDITIONAL COMMUNITY RESOURCES


Immigration Detainee Locator

Visit the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement webpage to locate a detainee who is currently in ICE custody. The online detainee locator system cannot search for records of persons under the age of 18. Click here to visit the detainee locator system.

Advocacy/LEGAL ASSISTANCE, ACADEMIC FINANCIAL AID, & more!


 Local Dream Centers @ Colleges & Universities


 Additional Information for Educators