I am afraid of disclosing my status to my high school counselor. Is there anyone else who can help me navigate the college and financial aid application process?
You are not alone:
- Almost 30,000 U.S. citizens in Idaho have at least one undocumented family member
- Undocumented immigrants represented about 42 percent of Idaho’s immigrant population and 2.7 percent of the state population in 2014
- 58,327 people in Idaho, including 26,926 individuals born in the United States, had at least one undocumented family member between 2010-2014.1
Numerous organizations in Idaho may be able to answer questions or help connect you to people who can help you answer your questions:
- The Community Council of Idaho
- Catholic Charities of Idaho
- The American Civil Liberties Union of Idaho
- Centro de Comunidad y Justicia
The Latinx Student Services Coordinators might also be able to help you find answers specific to College of Western Idaho for you to apply to.
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