Top 5 Things You Need to Know About DACA Right Now

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The Supreme Court will hear the case late this year or early 2020 and decide on the future of DACA in January-June 2020. A final decision on DACA from the Supreme Court could come at the latest by June 2020. Stay tuned for the next steps on how to take action ahead of the Supreme Court hearings. Visit RenewMyDACA.com for …

400 Groups Nationwide Urge Congress to Protect Dreamers and TPS and DED Holders

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Washington, DC – One day before the House Judiciary Committee markup of legislation containing protections for immigrant youth known as Dreamers and long-time beneficiaries of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED), 400 national, regional, and local groups across the country sent a letter urging Congress to pass the legislation. From grassroots organizations and unions to environmental and …

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 …

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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United We Dream and the National Immigration Law Center created the following answers to frequently asked questions. NO. If you have never had DACA before, you cannot submit an application. NO. USCIS will not accept advance parole applications from DACA recipients. YES. If you were granted DACA, you may submit an application to renew your DACA. You must also meet …

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 …