An immigrant led non-profit organization that works to ensure immigrant and undocumented students thrive in the K-12 education system.
transforming schools into safe and welcoming spaces for undocumented students and families


ImmSchools is an immigrant-led nonprofit organization that partners with K-12 educators to transform schools into safe and welcoming spaces for undocumented students and families.
88% of K-12 educators noted not feeling prepared to support undocumented students and families in their classroom
Source: UCLA The Civil Rights Project:  U.S Immigration Enforcement Policy and Its Impact on Teaching and Learning in the Nation's Schools
Less than 1% of school districts nationwide have concrete policies and practices in place to support undocumented students and families
Every year, 140,000 children experienced the deportation of a parent,negatively impacting their well being, safety and academic success
Source: American Psychology Association: The effects of parental undocumented status on families and children, 2016
ImmSchools Three-Pronged Approach
An intersectional approach where schools and the immigrant community are working together to effectively support and positively impact undocumented students and families
“At this ImmSchools workshop, I learned that everyone has the right to a higher education no matter their status”
- Immigrant Parent
“As a result of this session, I will use the best practices to create a safe environment where a student can feel comfortable explaining their situation.”
- Educator

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