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California Dream Act Service Incentive Grant Program (DSIG)

The University of California Immigrant Legal Services Center (UCIMM) is looking for a student volunteer with an interest in immigrant rights and immigration law to help with research and translation tasks (Korean, Spanish, Tagalog). This is a volunteer opportunity for California Dream Act (CADA) students who qualify for the DSIG program, which awards up to $1,500 per quarter or $2,250 per semester.

About UC Immigrant Legal Services Center

UCIMM serves the immigration-related legal needs of undocumented and immigrant UC students and their family members, as well as family members of U.S. citizen students. Operating out of UC Davis School of Law, the program serves UC Davis, UC Merced, UC San Francisco, UC Santa Cruz, UC Santa Barbara, UCLA, UC San Diego, UC Irvine and UC Riverside. UCIMM provides free legal immigration screenings/consultations, advice, representation, trainings, and workshops.


Under supervision by the Northern California Managing Attorney and other staff, the volunteer will be involved in research and translation aspects of the Center’s work, including translating resources (Korean, Spanish, Tagalog), short-term research projects, document creation and editing, and supporting Center staff as needed. These tasks can be performed remotely and/or in-person at our office at UC Davis School of Law. The volunteer must consent to keep all information confidential. 

Eligibility & Time Commitment

To be eligible for this position under DSIG, CADA students must have been offered Cal Grant B, or offered Cal Grant A and met Cal Grant B eligibility. Students must attend a Cal Grant eligible school; this opportunity is not limited to UC students, and students at other institutions are welcome to apply. The time commitment for this volunteer opportunity is a minimum of 100 hours per quarter/150 per semester. Please see the attached flyer for more information or visit 

How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, and provide two professional references via email to:

Rachel Ray
Managing Attorney, University of California Immigrant Legal Services Center
Tel: (530) 761-8026

Application Deadline: March 15, 2024

DSIG flyer