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The Help Center

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How do I enroll in US Pathway ?

Sign up for each event through the USPathway  website.

Do I have to pay any fees ?

No, US Pathway is a non-profit program.

What is a clinic  and a seminar experience like?

Seminars will be a series of presentations on various specific topics, such as DACA renewals or Asylum Law to the general public. These will serve as our primary way of providing the most important information to immigrant communities, as well as relevant resources they may need 

Event duration: 60 min to 90 min. 

 

Clinics serve as a chance to come to meet one-on-one with attorneys to address specific issues individuals have. At these clinics attorneys can provide a consultation and advise individuals on the best course of action.

 

Event duration: 4 hours. 

Can I enroll in college if I am undocumented?

Under federal law, all students – regardless of citizenship or residency – are entitled to an education.

How is US PATHWAY free ?

US PATHWAY is partnering with two local nonprofit organizations: Neighbors’ Link, The Community Center of Mamaroneck CRC, and Empire Justice. These organizations have agreed to provide us with lawyers for the seminars and clinics, as well as relevant resources and documents to include. We are also working with the student government association and the departments of student involvement, admissions, and English as a Second Language at Westchester Community College. These departments are helping us to spread awareness of our project to students within the college as well as refugee and immigrant communities throughout the county.

Do I qualify to receive tuition assistance through the NYS Dream Act?

According to HESC, you can qualify if you have a U visa, a T visa, TPS, DACA, or have no immigration status. If you don’t live in NYS, you can also qualify if you are a U.S. citizen, green card holder, asylee, or refugee.

Where will the seminars and clinics be held?

The seminars and clinics will be held at Westchester Community College’s Valhalla campus, open to the public and easily accessible through a public bus route. 

Exception: The Clinic for March 18th -2023 will be held in St Thomas Church of Mamaroneck.

Can I attend the event online ?

Yes, seminars will be live streamed; and you will receive an email with the link to the meeting attached and the details of the event. Clinics, on the other hand, are in-person appointments. You will need to sign up,

When will the seminars and clinics happen?

You will find dates and times for the seminars and clinics on our home page. You will need to sign up for each of the events that you want to attend..

I am not a WCC student , Can I still attend the seminars and clinics ?

Yes, US PATHWAY welcomes everybody who needs assistance with the immigration process, human rights and help with the academic enrolment process. 

What is a lawful permanent resident?

A lawful permanent resident, also known as a “green card holder,” is a foreign national who is authorized to live and work anywhere in the United States, sponsor certain relatives for their own green cards, and ultimately apply for U.S. citizenship.

What is a green card?

A “green card,” issued by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), provides proof of lawful permanent resident status, with authorization to live and work anywhere in the United States. Most green cards must be renewed every 10 years, but conditional green cards based on marriage or investment must be replaced after the first 2 years.

How does the DACA Final Rule affect me?

The final rule affirms that: Current DACA recipients' deferred action, employment authorization, and advance parole will continue to be recognized as valid under the final rule. If you never had DACA in the past, you are not eligible to apply at this time.

Why would a green card application be denied?

A green card application may be denied by the U.S. government for several reasons, including but not limited to mistakes on the required forms, missing documents, insufficient financial resources, or failure to demonstrate eligibility.

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