USA – Undocumented Students Find a Home at Saint Peter’s University

Two years after Saint Peter’s University in Jersey City, New Jersey, opened a center for undocumented students, it continues to be a place of harbor and hope. The Center for Undocumented Students (TCUS), which opened in the fall of 2014, is one of just a few such centers at U.S. universities. Dr. Jennifer Ayala, director of the center and a professor of political science, explained that its mission is “to support the academic work of undocumented students at the university; to shed intellectual light on the political and economic realities of immigration in our world today; and to create a community where undocumented students feel welcome.”  Learn more…