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The Undocumented Graduate: A Symposium Hosted by the Undocumented Research Cohort
January 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Research by undocumented students on undocumented students
The Undocumented Research Cohort (URC) set out to better understand the undocumented experience at Cal. Drawing on in-depth interviews with undocumented students, we present their diverse experiences at the University, focusing specifically on the differences between those who at DACAmented and unDACAmented, as well as STEM and non-STEM. While we await immigration reform, URC provides recommendations to improve the undocumented student experience at UC Berkeley.
Keynote by Dr. Roberto Gonzales
Roberto Gonzales is professor of education at Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) and director of the newly formed Immigration Initiative at Harvard (IHH), a university-wide effort aimed at advancing and promoting interdisciplinary scholarship and intellectual exchange around issues of immigration policy and immigrant communities. Gonzales’ research examines the effects of legal contexts on the coming of age experiences of vulnerable and hard-to-reach immigrant youth populations.