In-StateTuition InfoA new Florida Law HB-851 went into effect July 1st, 2014 allows the state's undocumented students to pay In-state tuition fees at its colleges & universities, as long as they meet certain criteria.This law will benefit students to continue their education & become successful. Read More
DACA InfoDeferred Action for Childhood Arrivals a.k.a (DACA), an Executive order given by President Obama became effective in the year 2012. Check if You qualify for DACA, you may be eligible to obtain employment authorization and also delay or stop the process of your deportation. Read More
KYR InfoKnow Your Rights program a.k.a KYR will emphasize the undocumented community about their rights. Also the guidance on how to prevent he abuse of ICE officers. S.W.E.R will be providing a KYR workshop this Saturday March 28,2015 @ FIU, click below for more info. Read More
South FL END InfoSouth Florida Education not Deportation program is a team of individuals working collectively to fight against the separation of families within our communities. stretching from Broward County's Pompano Beach down to Miami-Dade County's Homestead area. Read More
Become a Hero! Support SWER's Project
Students Working for Equal Rights also know as S.W.E.R. is an organization founded by undocumented immigrant youth for the liberation of the oppressed. We work to create possibilities and raise awareness in our communities about social justice and equal access to education, satisfying the needs of all individuals with a passion to further their knowledge, by means of grassroots organizing,political education, alliance building, nonviolent direct action and civic engagement.The values that inspire our action are family, empathy, equality, standing up against oppression and bringing to light injustices everywhere.
Brief Story from Jorge Tume
My name is Jorge Tume and I am undocumented. I am 22 years old and have lived in the United States for 14 years. In the year 2000, my parents migrated to the U.S to escape the economic downturn in Peru. My father immediately tried to correct our legal status, but after 9/11 found it more challenging to acquire residency. Since then, I have been on this journey as a DREAMer. I learned to speak, read and write in English in elementary school. As a child I was always asked to envision my future and... Read More