Project for Undocumented students
There is a group of young people that experiences a reverse life course. Whereas most children develop towards independence through education, for these youngsters the opposite takes place. This group sees its access to education declining as they grow older. When they turn 18, they celebrate their loss of human rights and their lives are shaped by fear of being deported. These are the ‘undocumented’ ones that are born in the Netherlands or came here as a young child with their undocumented parents.
Led by lectorate member Ruben Boers several individuals, organizations and groups are contributing to this project. These include: Vrije Universiteit, Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, Robin Verspaandonk (educational law), Landelijk Ongedocumenteerden Steunpunt, Vluchtelingenwerk Nederland, Hogeschool van Amsterdam, Anne Frank Stichting, ROC Mondriaan, OKIA, Here To Support, Open Universiteit and others.