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There are many organizations that provide services to support undocumented individuals and their families.

Any references to external, non-BYU entities are for informational purposes only. BYU cannot guarantee these services will apply to individual students. Special restrictions may apply. When able, we encourage you to consult a qualified immigration attorney regarding anything that could impact your lawful status.
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BYU Accessibility Center

BYU Accessibility Center partners with the campus community to mitigate accessibility-related barriers to opportunities on campus. Their staff is equipped to asses the needs of students and provide them with the support needed to have success and support during their time at BYU.
Location: 2170 WSC, Provo, UT 84604
Hours: Thursdays from 5 PM -7 PM (Closed holidays)
Contact: 801-422-0174,

BYU Careers and Experiential Learning Services

BYU Career Services provides advisement to all students as they begin to explore opportunities geared towards their major and desired career path, including career and internship exploration. All of the directors in the Career Services office have been trained on the needs of undocumented students at BYU and are eager to provide support.
Location: 1134 WSC, Provo, UT 84604
Hours: Thursdays from 5 PM -7 PM (Closed holidays)
Contact: 801-422-3000,

BYU Counseling and Support Services

BYU CAPS is a part of BYU's Student Development Services. Psychological services in CAPS are provided by full time clinical faculty (licensed doctoral level clinicians) as well as doctoral students in training. Treatment is provided free of charge to eligible students as the cost of these services are paid in part by student fees.
Location: 1500 WSC, Provo, UT 84604
Hours: Thursdays from 5 PM -7 PM (Closed holidays)
Contact: 801-422-3035

BYU Law School Immigration Clinic

The Community Legal Clinic provides free legal services to those in need. Second and third-year law students from The J. Reuben Clark School of Law represent clients in matters including immigration, contracts, housing, and other matters. Citizenship and other community classes are also taught at the clinic. Assistance is available in English & Spanish.
Location: 2400 WSC, Provo, UT 84604
Hours: Thursdays from 5 PM -7 PM (Closed holidays)
Contact: 801-297-7049,

BYU Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

The BYU VITA, functioning within the Accounting department's Student Organization BAP (Beta Alpha Psi), helps individuals in the community to file taxes. For the 2020 tax season, VITA will be operating in a virtual format. By using VITA, you are completely responsible and liable for the information on your return.
Location: W139 Tanner Building, Provo, UT 84602
Hours: Monday - Saturday, 9 AM - 7 PM
Contact: 801-422-2695 (ISSS Office)
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Catholic Community Services

Catholic Community Service's mission is to practice gospel values of love, compassion, and hope through service, support, and collaboration. By giving strength to the weakest in our midst, CCS is able to lovingly serve and provide hope to those with the greatest need in our community regardless of race, religion, or personal circumstance.
Location: 224 North 2200 West, Salt Lake City, Utah 84116
Contact: 801-977-9119

Comunidades Unidas/Communities United

Comunidades Unidas / Communities United (CU) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization founded in 1999. Their initiative is to empower Latinx individuals to recognize and achieve their own potential and be a positive force for change in the larger community. Comunidades Unidas provides low-cost immigration services to immigrants in Utah through their DOJ-certified representatives.
Location: 1750 W Research Way, Suite 102, West Valley City, UT 84119
Hours: Monday - Thursday from 8 AM - 6 PM
Contact: 801-487-4143
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Consulado de Mexico in Salt Lake City

The Mexican Consulate has many resources for Mexican nationals residing in the state of Utah. Having partnered with UIC, they often provide funds for DACA applications.
Location: 660 S 200 E Ste. 300, Salt Lake City, UT 84111-3835
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 3 PM
Contact: 801-521-8502
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Holy Cross Ministries

Holy Cross Ministries is dedicated to helping immigrants and their families gain legal status and participate more fully in the community. HCM has served over 27,000 individuals during their journeys to citizenship. HCM also collaborates with numerous community partners to provide affordable legal services, education, and advocacy for Utah’s immigrant population.
Location: 860 East 4500 South, Suite 204 Salt Lake City, Utah 84107
Hours: Currently only meeting with clients virtually.
Contact: 801-261-3440
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International Rescue Committee

​​​​​​​The IRC provides opportunities for refugees, asylees, victims of human trafficking, survivors of torture, and other immigrants to thrive in America. In Salt Lake City and other offices across the country, the IRC helps immigrants and refugees to rebuild their lives. Services offered include, but are not limited to, legal services, social support, English language classes, and access to healthcare services.
Location: 221 South 400 West, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Contact: 801-328-1091
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UtahDACA is a collaboration of several Utah Universities, Immigration Nonprofits, Law Firms, Technology Companies, and the Mexican Consulate of Salt Lake City. They work in conjunction with SimpleCitizen to help undocumented students in the state. Their site has information for financial and legal support, as well as community events for immigrant support.
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Immigrant Legal Resource Center

The Immigrant Legal Resource Center’s main focus is to educate and assist attorneys and legal advocates in their work to help immigrants and their families. If you are seeking legal advice or representation in your case, we encourage you to visit the Immigration Advocates Network’s National Immigration Legal Services Directory to find a trusted legal service provider in your area.
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Immigrant Legal Services

ILS works with individuals and families needing immigration help for asylum, family reunification, citizenship, victim assistance (U-Visa’s and VAWA’s), and DACA. They provide free “Know Your Rights” clinics so people will know what to do if/when they are stopped by police or ICE.
Location: 4055 S 700 E, Suite 200, Salt Lake City, UT 84107
Hours: Monday - Friday from 9 AM to 5 PM
Contact: 801-888-9186,
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No More a Stranger Legal Foundation

NOMAS's mission is to advocate on behalf of and together with individuals from immigrant, migrant, and refugee backgrounds to strengthen our communities. They specialize in legal representation in green card, citizenship, and asylum applications.
Location: West Valley City, UT
Hours: First Thursday of every month, 5 PM - 7 PM
Contact: 801-938-8390,

Utah Immigration Collaborative

The UIC is a network of nonprofits organizations that provide immigrant legal services to community members in Utah. The goal of the UIC is to improve access to immigration legal assistance for individuals who are traditionally underrepresented in proceedings through legal representation as well as improve access to other immigration legal services throughout the State of Utah.
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 9 AM - 5 PM
Contact: 801-382-9027

Best Colleges Guide Guide for Undocumented Students

The Best Colleges database helps undocumented and DACA students narrow down which college will best suit their needs depending on their academic interests, as well as other information on how undocumented students can study in the United States. Their website also has:
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DACA Scholars

DACA Scholars is a mobile app that gives information on scholarships for undocumented or DACAmented college students in the USA.
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Dreamers Roadmap

Dreamers Roadmap is a free national mobile app that helps undocumented students find scholarships to go to college. For years undocumented students have struggled more than permanent residents or citizen students in everyday situations. But when senior year of high school comes around it becomes one of the hardest years for an undocumented student. Many students by this point are discouraged and don't believe that going to college is a possibility. That is why we are very proud to provide these resources through the Dreamers Roadmap App.
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Immigrants Rising

Immigrants Rising is a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering undocumented young people to achieve educational and career goals through personal, institutional, and policy transformation. Their work is driven by and for undocumented young people. Their site has academic, legal, financial, and mental health resources.
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My Undocumented Life

My Undocumented Life provides up-to-date information and resources to undocumented students, their families, and allies (including educators, counselors, and administrators). Their site incudes scholarship opportunities that are open to undocumented students, strategies for navigating the educational system while undocumented, and much more.
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Define American

Define American is a culture change organization that uses the power of narrative to humanize conversations about immigrants. Their advocacy within the news, entertainment, and digital media is creating an America where everyone belongs.
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Hope Center for Wellness

Hope Center for Wellness, LLC is a DC-based bilingual and multicultural behavioral health practice focused on the holistic healing of community members. Services provided include individual, group, and family therapy in person or via TeleMental Health, biopsychosocial mental health evaluations.
Location: 1629 K Street, NW, Suite 300 Washington D.C., DC 20006
Contact: 202-508-3673
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Informed Immigrant

Informed Immigrant is a non-profit organization that helps educate immigrants about their constitutional rights in the United States and connects them with local resources. Their site can help you find trusted lawyers, social workers, and service providers nearby to access in-person support and guidance. View more than 1,200 organizations across the country that can offer you the help you need.
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Undocumented professionals should have a clear pathway to achieving their career goals. Undocuprofessionals aims to do this by creating an environment of mentorship and community with sustainability that allows for the next generations to have the possibility of choosing.
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United We Dream

United We Dream is committed to providing our community with reliable information and useful tools. You’ll find a resource hub with blogs, toolkits, reports, education, trainings, and much more. UWD is the largest immigrant youth-led community in the country.
MigraWatch Hotline: 1-844-363-1423
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The financial support guide through MoneyGeek contains a walkthrough of how to build credit, purchase a home, traveling, and much more, for Dreamers in the United States. Their guide provides links to other resources to help with the associated inquiry, such as with legal fees.
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