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 …

N.I.R.D.s are cool too 🤓

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Hey, it’s me! Nestor from United We Dream! I’ve been thinking a lot about school lately. When my father was deported, I couldn’t talk about it — I was told to keep quiet because ICE could come and get the rest of my family at any moment. So I didn’t say anything. This all happened when I was a middle schooler. But …

5 Cosas Que Necesitas Saber Sobre DACA Ahora Mismo

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La Corte Suprema no decidirá sobre el futuro de DACA durante este perĂ­odo de audiencias. La Corte se reunirá nuevamente el 15 de febrero para decidir quĂ© casos escuchará en el otoño y te mantendremos informado sobre si DACA se considerará o no. Recomendamos que mandes tu renovaciĂłn de DACA ahora. Visita RenuevaMiDACA.com para ver los pasos de cĂłmo enviar …

DACA Update: Top 5 Things to Know About DACA Renewals

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On November 5, 2018, the Trump administration asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review orders from three U.S. district courts that require U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to accept DACA renewal applications. The Supreme Court could decide as early as mid-January 2019 whether it will hear the three DACA related cases. Nevertheless, the three district court orders remain in …

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 …

3 things to know about #WhereAreTheChildren

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Hundreds of children and families everywhere are victims to Trump’s deportation force: ICE and CBP. They are responsible for the deportation and separation of thousands of families everyday. The hashtag #WhereAreTheChildren gained attention after a recent report showed nearly 1,500 unaccompanied children are unaccounted for*. However, many of these kids may be with families seeking to stay together and not …

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 …