in a 5-4 victory, the US Supreme Court blocked the Trump administration’s attempt to end DACA. Today’s decision on DACA brings a sense of joy and relief, as well as a clear reminder that the fight continues. At My Undocumented Life, we… Read More ›
Preparing for the Upcoming DACA Decision & Coping with Its Aftermath: Recommendations for School Administrators, Educators, Counselors, and Undocumented Students
By NORMA, DIANA, and CAROLINA Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is an executive order that was implemented by President Obama in June 2012 in response to growing immigrant youth-led organizing across the country. DACA provided a type of liminal immigration status where… Read More ›
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 time, as… Read More ›
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 for DACA,… Read More ›
On November 20, 2014, President 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 announcement. In total, USCIS… Read More ›
Having problems renewing your DACA because you traveled outside of the country under Advance Parole?
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 represent… Read More ›