Questions & Answers: Filling out DACA Forms (I-821D, I-765, I-765WS)

(This Guide does not substitute legal advice from an Attorney or accredited representative.) Form I-182D Consideration of Deferred Action of Childhood Arrival Download form I-182D Where can I find the latest application forms for DACA? You can find the latest DACA forms on the USCIS website. Make sure it is the current version by checking […]

5 Steps to applying for DACA for the first time!

This resource is for immigrant youth looking to apply for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) for the first time. If you are looking to renew your DACA, check out our DACA Renewal Guide. Let’s get started: First things first, consult a legal service provider! We recommend first verifying with your attorney or accredited representative […]

5 Steps on Checking Your DACA Case Status

You finally filled out all the necessary applications to solicit your DACA and have mailed your DACA Packet. Now what happens? Here are 5 steps and tips to use as you wait for USCIS to process your application: Check your mail. Once you have submitted your application, USCIS will send you a form I-797C, Notice […]

Guidance for DACA Recipients and Legal Practitioners – Frequently Asked Questions

[UPDATE ON 10/26/2023] – On September 13, 2023, Judge Hanen in Texas found the new 2022 DACA regulations unlawful for similar reasons that he had previously found DACA under the 2012 policy memorandum unlawful. But the court again partially paused its decision, which allows current DACA recipients to continue to renew and apply for advance parole […]

DACA Community Call (July 17, 2021)

On July 16, 2021, Texas federal court Judge Hanen published his opinion on the DACA case, Texas v. United States, which challenged the legality of the DACA policy. Judge Hanen’s opinion is that DACA is not a lawful policy, but for now will allow those with existing DACA to continue to renew. No first-time initial DACA requests will […]

Guía de DACA para beneficiarios de DACA y profesionales legales – Preguntas Frecuentes

[Actualización el 26/10/2023] – El 13 de septiembre de 2023, el juez Hanen en Texas encontró ilegales las nuevas regulaciones de DACA de 2022 por razones similares a las que anteriormente había considerado ilegal DACA según el memorando de política de 2012. Pero el tribunal nuevamente detuvo parcialmente su decisión, que permite a los actuales beneficiarios […]

Top 5 things you need to know about the Texas case on DACA

A judge in Texas has just ordered the DACA program to be partially ended. This ruling comes after our victory from the New York Federal court last year reinstating DACA in full. Here’s what this means: What does the ruling mean? It means that Hanen has sided with Republicans and has partially ended the DACA program. While […]

For DACA recipient who needs support

Before you get started, check out this link: Guidance for DACA Recipients and Legal Practitioners – Frequently Asked Questions I need help accessing legal resources and/or paying my DACA renewal fees — how can UWD help? Numerous organizations across the country are providing DACA assistance. Please find that list below and reach out to them for support. […]

How to Digitize your DACA application

There is a pandemic going around and you need to get your DACA application reviewed by a trusted legal representative without endangering yourself or others! You will need to share your application online, either via email or shared folders. Here is how to do it: 1) Get your physical application ready with all forms and […]

Continuous Residence DACA Worksheet and Evidence

To apply for DACA, you must submit documents showing that you have been living in the U.S. since June 15, 2007 until the present. We know this is an overwhelming task. This worksheet is to help you break down the last 14 years and make sure you include all the necessary proof to complete your […]