New Research Brief on Undocumented Students at Community Colleges

The “Trump Effect” and Undocumented and DACA Community College Students

Susana M. Muñoz, Colorado State University - Fort Collins

The burgeoning research on undocumented and DACA students attending community colleges suggests that barriers to college access and persistence continue to exist despite in-state tuition policies. Using the state of Colorado as a case study, this research brief discusses issues such as heightened white supremacy, uncertain academic trajectories, and creating supportive spaces at community colleges.