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 […]

Actualización: Respuesta del Juez Hanen Sobre DACA

El juez Hanen ha impedido que la nueva regla de DACA entre en vigencia. El juez Hanen ha impedido que la nueva regla de DACA entre en vigencia el 31 de octubre mientras espera tomar una decisión final. DHS continuará aceptando renovaciones de DACA y aplicaciones de permiso adelantado para los beneficiarios actuales de DACA. […]

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 […]

Scholarships for undocumented students and DACA recipients

If you’re undocumented or have DACA, going to college or university can seem financially daunting. We’ve got your back! We put together a list of the latest scholarships open to undocumented students and/or DACA recipients. Latest scholarships:

Top 5 Things You Should Know About the 5th Circuit DACA Decision

The Fifth Circuit Court has agreed with anti-immigrant Judge Hanen, and has sent the decision back for Hanen to decide on the future of DACA. Despite this, DACA continues open for renewals, for now! Judge Hanen had already ordered the partial end of the program last year – meaning that right now DACA is still […]

¡Han anunciado la regla final de DACA! – Esto es lo que necesitas saber

La regla final de DACA está destinada a sustituir al Memorándum de DACA de 2012 del DHS para legitimar aún más a DACA en los tribunales, pero no cambia el estado actual de DACA. Entra en vigencia el lunes 31 de octubre de 2022. La Administración Biden no ha cumplido con su promesa de “preservar […]

Biden’s final DACA rule is out! – Here’s what you need to know.

The final DACA rule is meant to replace the 2012 DACA Memo from DHS to further legitimize DACA in courts. However, it does not change the current status of DACA. The Biden Administration has fallen short of its promise to “preserve and fortify” DACA, and has missed the opportunity to expand and update DACA to […]

List of Mexican Consulates in the U.S.

For citizens of Mexico residing in the United States, the Mexican Consulate can be a great help and resource. In addition to requesting/renewing your passport or consular card (matricula), some also help with DACA Renewals. Below is a list of Mexican Consulates in the U.S. Albuquerque, New Mexico Web page: https://consulmex.sre.gob.mx/albuquerque Atlanta, Georgia Web page: https://consulmex.sre.gob.mx/atlanta/ Austin, […]

Top 5 things you need to know about the DACA court hearing.

Last year, the Texas Federal District Court decision which ruled DACA was illegal and stopped initial requests from being granted by USCIS. This decision was appealed and sent to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Today, the Fifth Circuit Court has been presented with oral argument from lawyers on why DACA is […]

Lo que debes saber sobre la extensión del permiso de trabajo de USCIS

A partir del 4 de mayo, USCIS ha extendido temporalmente el período en que algunas categorías de permisos de trabajo permanecen activas después de su fecha de vencimiento de 180 a 540 días. Ojo: No incluye beneficiarios de DACA ¡Esto ayuda a los inmigrantes! Muchas personas con permisos de trabajo han estado perdiendo sus trabajos […]