USCIS Announces DACA Fee Increase

USCIS will increase the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) total filing fee and the filing fee to request Advance Parole starting April 1, 2024. USCIS will implement changes to their fee structure that will impact the cost of certain applications. DACA requests (initial and renewal) currently cost a total of $495. However, after Apr […]

United We Dream Student Guidebook

United We Dream is the largest immigrant youth-led network in the country that creates welcoming, supporting, engaging, and empowering spaces for young people—regardless of immigration status. The organization is a hub of resources on DACA, Deportation Defense, Immigrant Rights, and other topics pertinent to youth of diverse immigration statuses. One of the main issues that […]

Las 5 cosas principales que necesitas saber sobre DACA ahora mismo.

Read in English. El juez Hanen del Tribunal de Distrito de los EE. UU. en Texas ha publicado su decisión,  determinando contra DACA. A pesar de esto, DACA continúa abierto para renovaciones, ¡por ahora! Esto es lo que necesitas saber: ¿Qué significa esta sentencia? A pesar del intento del juez Hanen de poner fin a […]

Top 5 things you need to know about the latest DACA decision.

Leer en español. U.S. District Court Judge Hanen has ruled against DACA again. Despite this, the DACA program continues open for renewals for now! Here’s what you need to know: What does this ruling mean? Despite Judge Hanen’s attempt to end DACA once again, right now DACA remains open for renewals and for advanced parole […]

Florida: Conce tus Derechos. Conoce tu Poder!

« Resources Conoce Tu Poder y Defiéndete SB 1718 Scenarios Directamente Impactados Read in English. Conozca su poder y luche contra SB1718. Manténgase actualizado para recibir nuestros últimos materiales de Conozca sus derechos y actualizaciones sobre lo que esta nueva ley significa para usted, regístrese aquí. Todos tenemos derechos constitucionales, sin importar nuestro estado migratorio:  […]

Florida: Know Your Rights, Know Your Power!

« Resources Know Your Power and fight back against SB1718 Scenarios What is SB1718? Leer en Español. SB1718 is an anti-immigrant bill that takes away local government funding for community IDs, forcing hospitals to inquire about patients’ immigration status, and criminalizing undocumented immigrants for traveling in and out of the state. SB1718 sets a precedent […]

Top 5 Things You Should Know About Anti-Immigrant Law SB 1718

Governor Ron Desantis signed the anti-immigrant bill SB 1718 into law. This harmful law is a laundry list of cruel policies meant to encroach upon the day-to-day lives of immigrants and those around them. This law goes into effect starting July 1st, 2023. Here’s what you need to know: 1. Traveling into Florida. Providing transportation […]

DACA Update: Biden Administration Plans Healthcare Expansion for DACA Recipients

The Biden Administration announced that the Department of Health and Human Services is expanding eligibility to allow DACA recipients to enroll in health care coverage through the ACA marketplace & Medicaid.  This is expected to take effect by the end of April. As a result of immigrant youth and our communities organizing – hundreds of […]

9 Tips To Find Good Legal Help

There have been plenty of new developments and updates in immigration policy, especially around DACA and it’s hard to keep up. It can all seem overwhelming and confusing so you think about getting help. UWD is always recommending you talk to a trusted lawyer before making any moves but we know sometimes just the idea […]

DACA Update: Judge Hanen’s Response

Judge Hanen has stopped the new DACA rule from going into effect. Judge Hanen has prevented the new DACA rule, set to replace the 2012 DACA memo inside DHS, from going into effect on Oct. 31 while he waits to make a final decision. DHS will continue to accept DACA renewals and advance parole for […]