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DACA is deferred action for early childhood arrival, otherwise know as the "Dreamers" program. It is a specialized immigration status in the US for children brought here at an early age.

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Should I mention my undocumented status in faculty applications?

I am looking to apply to several junior faculty positions this Fall and Winter. Many positions allow you to submit an optional diversity statement where I had intended to discuss my undocumented legal ...
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Is obtaining a professorship contingent upon the ability to secure federal grants?

I am a DACA student in the US in my last year of my PhD program, and that means that I will be applying for postdoc and professor positions. However, DACA status means that I am ineligible to apply ...
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Is it possible to get a professor position without having had any fellowships in grad school?

As a deferred action for early childhood arrival (DACA) student, I found out that I am not eligible for federal fellowships from the government or through the university. Some universities allow for ...
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As a DACA student, am I eligible for PhD funding? [closed]

I am a deferred action student, meaning that I apply for in-state resident tuition but I am not a US citizen (non-permanent resident). I have a work card that allows me to work like any other citizen ...
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