Preguntas Frecuentes: USCIS está aceptando solicitudes de renovación de DACA

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El 9 de enero de 2018, el juez William Alsup de la Corte de Distrito de EE.UU. para el Distrito Norte de California ordenó la suspensión de la orden de terminación del programa Acción Diferida para los Llegados en la Infancia, o DACA, por su sigla en inglés, dada por el gobierno federal. En el caso Regents of the University …

Republicans Just Shutdown the Government. What Does this Mean for the Dream Act?

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Republicans have just voted to shutdown the government after choosing to stand on the wrong side of history: the side of racism and blocking protections for the millions of immigrant youth at immediate risk of detention and deportation. Trump’s shutdown means that both parties must come to the negotiations table and figure out a pathway forward for immigrant youth across …

USCIS Begins to Accept DACA Renewal Applications Again. What You Should Know.

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On January 9, 2018, Judge William Alsup of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California ordered a halt to the federal government’s termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program. In the case Regents of the University of California, et al. v. Department of Homeland Security, et al., Alsup granted a preliminary injunction — …

Trump Administration Appeals Court’s Decision to Resume Accepting DACA Renewals

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On January 16th, 2018, the Department of Justice appealed and challenged the U.S. District Court’s decision that ordered the Trump Administration to resume accepting DACA renewal applications. This is another attempt by the Trump Administration to preserve their right to deport us. It is urgent to pass the #DreamActNow by January 19th – our lives are at risk! As this …

A Judge Blocked Trump’s Decision to End DACA. Here’s What You Need To Know.

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Last night a federal court in California blocked the Trump Administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. This is a temporary decision, but it demonstrates what we have always known: immigrant youth need permanent relief from detention and deportation now. That solution is the Dream Act and it must be passed by January 19th. This …

Deyanira — DACA & Us

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Having to call my mother the day of the elections was one of the hardest moments of my life. I remember needing to hear her voice more than anything, but also feeling like I had to be strong for her. As I waited for her to answer the rings felt eternal, and when she did we both dance around the …

My name is Naren and I’m HereToStay.

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Hello, My name is Naren. I applied for advance parole on August 29. I was able to have my grandmother request a letter from her doctor. The application process was fairly simple. Before filling for advance parole I consulted with a lawyer who wanted $1950 for this process. When I asked the lawyer why is he charging so much he …

How DACA Changed My Life – Rodrigo’s Story

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My name is Rodrigo Trejo, and I’m 20 years old. I’m from Tamaulipas, Mexico, a place I have little recollection about since my departure from Mexico to the U.S when I was six years old. Adapting wasn’t so difficult, I picked up the English language at a fast pace, due to my eagerness to learn new things. I would get …