Advocacy Organizations and Contacts

On-Campus Resources

What do I do if I see Immigration Enforcement on campus?

Any situations on campus involving Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) should be referred to Ken Snyder, Director of Campus Safety who can be reached by calling campus safety at 517/629-0911. Mr. Snyder will consult with College counsel as necessary to verify any warrant presented.

Where can I find resources locally?

Registrar Andrew Dunham, is available to help students and their allies find resources. He can be reached at 517/629-0216 or .

Undocumented Student Support Committee (USSC)

The USSC works to identify and address the needs of undocumented students at Albion College.

The following are active members of this committee and can be contacted to support undocumented students and their allies:

  • Lynn Verduzco-Baker, associate professor, Anthropology & Sociology
  • Elizabeth Barrios, assistant professor, Spanish
  • Cristen Casey, director, Center for International Education
  • Scott Hendrix, Writing Center director
  • Deborah Kanter, professor, History
  • Patrick McLean, director, Ford Institute
  • Carrie Menold, associate professor, Geological Sciences
  • Marcie Noble, staff lecturer, Spanish

Faculty Committee on Diversity

The Faculty Committee on Diversity works to address a wide variety of diversity related issues on campus. The members of this committee are:

  • Lynn Verduzco-Baker, chair
  • Roger Albertson, associate professor, Biology
  • Nancy Demerdash, assistant professor, Art History
  • Jess Roberts, professor, English
  • Keena Williams, Chief Belonging Officer
  • Ron Mourad, Interim Provost & professor, Religious Studies

Reporting Discriminatory Harassment

Albion College seeks to create a welcoming environment in which all students can learn. If a student experiences harassment or discriminatory treatment there are several ways they can report it. Please see this page for details, including an anonymous reporting tool.

Off-Campus Resources

Nearby Legal Advocacy
Justice for Our Neighbors - Kalamazoo
212 S. Park Street
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49007
(269) 743-2501
JFON (Justice For Our Neighbors) welcomes all immigrants by providing free, high-quality immigration legal services, engaging in advocacy for immigrants’ rights and offering education to communities. JFON Kalamazoo is a self-supporting satellite of JFON-West Michigan, which over a 10-year period has helped more than 1,200 immigrants from 60 countries. JFON assists with a range of legal immigration services, by appointment only. If you need assistance, please call the office at 269-743-2501. You can leave a message at any time of day (in English or Spanish), and someone will get back to you.

Michigan Advocacy

National Advocacy