DACA In the Courts Update – August 31, 2018

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Judge Hanen in Texas REJECTED a preliminary injunction on #DACA today. YAY! This is a good sign for DACA recipients but we are not out of the woods yet. In simpler terms if you have DACA, you can still renew! 1. DACA Renewals are still open: First the good news, Judge Hanen’s rejection of Texas’ request means that Texas lost …

Ending DACA Would Have Wide-Ranging Effects but Immigrant Youth are Fired Up and Politically Engaged

Tom K. Wong, Sanaa Abrar, Tom Jawetz, Ignacia Rodriguez Kmec, Patrick O’Shea, Greisa Martinez Rosas, and Philip E. Wolgin DACA, Dream Act, Research, Tools

Since it was first announced on June 15, 2012, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy has provided work authorization and temporary relief from deportation to approximately 822,000 undocumented young people across the United States. From July 16 to August 7, 2018, Tom K. Wong of the University of California, San Diego; United We Dream; the National Immigration Law …

DACA in the Courts Timeline

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A court in Washington, DC had previously set a 90-day deadline for the government to respond to the DC court about its decision to end DACA. That deadline has now been extended indefinitely until there is another order from that court, and we do not know when the court will rule. A court in Texas will hear the state’s request …

Republican Immigration Framework Leaked

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“Congress must pass a clean Dream Act and stop pumping billions of dollars into the deportation force now.” For Immediate Release Contact: Sheridan Aguirre | sheridan@unitedwedream.org | 202.793.2267 Adam Luna | adam@unitedwedream.org | (202) 796-9372 Washington, DC – Today, news began to leak on the framework of a possible Republican immigration proposal. Greisa Martinez Rosas, Deputy Executive Director for United …

Cómo renovar tu DACA fácilmente

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Aunque United We Dream es una de las organizaciones más confiables en el tema de DACA, no somos abogados y la información proporcionada aquí es simplemente para fines informativos, no asesoramiento legal. La renovación de su acción diferida para los llegados en la infancia (DACA) por sí mismo puede parecer una tarea de enormes proporciones. Sin embargo, es que si …

DACA In The Courts

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Below is a break down of where DACA is in the courts and what all the different court decisions mean.

How to Easily Renew Your DACA

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Renewing your Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) by yourself can seem like a daunting task. The truth, however, is that in most cases you can easily renew your DACA from the comfort of your own home. Below are step-by-step instructions put together by United We Dream, the largest immigrant youth-led network in the country, that will help you get …

For DACA recipient who needs support

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I’m a DACA Recipient, what do I need to know about President Trump’s Announcement to end DACA and the latest legal challenges? Check out this link: https://unitedwedream.org/2018/01/uscis-begins-to-accept-daca-renewal-applications-again-what-you-should-know/ I need help paying my DACA renewal fees — how can the DACA Renewal Fund help? UWD has provided resources to a number of local partners across the country. Please find that list below and reach …

Information for local service providers  —  The DACA Renewal Fund

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Together with its strategic partners, The United We Dream Network has launched The Renewal Fund: an urgent opportunity to directly support DACA recipients’ renewal efforts. Every dollar raised will go directly to renewal fees for eligible DACA recipients. More detail can be found here. WHERE YOU COME IN: UWD will connect local partners that are ALREADY serving DACA Recipients with funding …

About the DACA Renewal Fund

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On September 5, 2017 the Trump Administration announced an end to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The lives of more than 800,000 immigrant youth who have benefited from this program over the last 5 years were immediately upended. Without the social security numbers and work permits provided by DACA, these young people are immediately at risk of …