By CAROLINA VALDIVIA The Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC) and the National Immigration Law Center (NILC) have also released helpful information surrounding the election results and DACA. Here is their advice regarding the risks associated with applying for DACA during this… Read More ›
By CAROLINA VALDIVIA The Northwest Immigrant Rights Project is committed to defending and advancing the rights of immigrants through direct legal services, systemic advocacy, and community education. They have put together an advisory regarding DACA. In it, they address concerns around applying… Read More ›
By DIANA VALDIVIA Since August 2012, more than 700,000+ undocumented immigrant youth have benefited from DACA. As of now, DACA remains in effect and beneficiaries can continue renewing their work permits. In this post, I wanted to share with you all… Read More ›
By CAROLINA VALDIVIA Given that DACA is granted only for a temporary period, we must submit a request to renew our DACA before the current one expires. USCIS advises that we submit our DACA renewal applications about 120 days (4 months) before our… Read More ›
By CAROLINA VALDIVIA On November 20, 2014, President Barack Obama announced an expansion of DACA, which among other things, extended the DACA work permit to three (instead of two) years. Thus, USCIS began to issue three-year DACA work permits after the… Read More ›
Having problems renewing your DACA because you traveled outside of the country under Advance Parole?
By CAROLINA VALDIVIA The Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC) is soliciting case examples for DACA recipients who are renewing their DACA and facing difficulties because they traveled outside the country on a valid grant of advance parole. If you are or… Read More ›
By CAROLINA VALDIVIA USCIS announced today the process and forms for renewing DACA! IMPORTANT- Who can renew their DACA?
By CAROLINA VALDIVIA The DACA Renewal form & FAQs will be released today (6/5/14)! Join United We Dream’s live DACA Renewal broadcast this Friday to find out what you need to do next and when to do it! –> http://dacarenewal.org/
By CAROLINA VALDIVIA Today, April 9th of 2014, USCIS published updates regarding renewal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) applications for those of us (the majority of applicants) who applied through USCIS. Read more at the USCIS official site: www.uscis.gov/humanitarian/consideration-deferred-action-childhood-arrivals-process Key points… Read More ›
By CAROLINA VALDIVIA Check out today’s article from Colorlines about the DACA renewal process: “DACA Renewal Will Be Expensive And Confusing“ Here is an excerpt from the article:
By CAROLINA VALDIVIA DACA renewal forms are not ready yet. The US Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) is working on changes to the forms and has not announced how to renew DACA. Here is what you can do while you wait: