Psychologist, attorney join Undocumented Student Program

Wednesday, August 26, 2015


August 26, 2015 – Berkeley, CA – Berkeley News.

by Gretchen Kell

Starting this fall, Berkeley’s Undocumented Student Program has a full-time psychologist and a full-time immigration attorney on its staff. The program, a national model for other colleges and universities since its start in 2012, expects to serve nearly 400 undocumented students from more than 20 countries during the new school year.

Both positions, among the first of their kind at a college or university in the United States, were acutely needed and are being funded by private donors, says Fabrizio Mejia, executive director of the Berkeley Centers for Education Equity and Excellence. Continue reading…

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