Below are a list of resources in Colorado that cater to immigrant communities. If you need help looking for a specific community resource for you or your family, reach out to the MOSAIC Student Advocacy and Support Student Assistant (firstname.lastname@example.org) or to our other MOSAIC staff.
Do you or someone you know need social, financial, or legal assistance? Or do you want to get more involved supporting immigrant rights issues in the local community? Please see the list of community organizations below.
Catholic Charities of Central Colorado - Family Immigration Services
Below are a list of useful national and web-based resources that cater to immigrant students and others in the immigrant community.
(1) Maintain respect.
Being undocumented is an immense burden and psychological stress factor - an undocumented individual and their family are at constant risk of being expelled from their home country. Being undocumented means not having access to many state or federal resources that everybody else may take for granted. Be mindful of your questions and keep in mind that asking about one's immigration status can be very intrusive and threatening.
You Have Rights:
All people in the U.S., whether citizen or non-citizen, have certain rights guaranteed under the U.S. constitution and other laws. See the flyer below or click here to learn more about your rights as an undocumented person (or the right of an undocumented family member).
Know Your Employment Rights
If you are a dreamer with a valid work authorization document (for example a DACA recipient), know that it is illegal to discriminate against work-authorized individuals in hiring, firing, recruitment, or referral for a fee, on the employment eligibility verification (Form I-9 and E-Verify) process based on that individual’s citizenship status, immigrant status, or national origin, Employers CANNOT specify which document(s) the employee may be presented from t
MOSAIC, formerly known as the Office of Student Multicultural Affairs (SMA), was created in 2003 with the primary purpose of advocating for the academic, personal, and social development of underrepresented ethnic minority students. As the campus grew and demographics shifted, there became an important need to expand our programming and resources to serve an increasingly diverse campus. SMA was re-envisioned to be MOSAIC in an effort to involve all students in multicultural educational programs.
Mental Health Resources: