By ILIANA (Interviewed by Carolina) Iliana was born in Pachuca, Hidalgo, Mexico and immigrated to the U.S. in 1995 with her parents and brother on Tourist Visas (which expired a few years after). She grew up in Turlock, CA. Iliana and… Read More ›
2015 Opportunity to travel to Mexico for undocumented students with DACA
The California-Mexico Dreamers Study Abroad Program is offering 25 undocumented students who have DACA, from colleges and universities in the Los Angeles, CA area, the opportunity to travel to Mexico from December 17, 2015 to January 11, 2016. The following are the… Read More ›
DACA beneficiaries traveling abroad: Karla’s experience, advice, and timeline!
By KARLA (Interviewed by Carolina) Many of you have wondered what the process is for traveling abroad with DACA. And while I have personally not gone through the process, I am excited to announce that for the coming weeks, we… Read More ›
Need help paying for your DACA?
The Mission Asset Fund is a nonprofit organization in San Francisco. They have created lending circles as a way to help undocumented youth who live in California and are struggling to afford their Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) application. How it works: Participants take… Read More ›
New report on DACA renewals from the Migration Policy Institute
Many of us who have applied for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) worried about our renewals two-years after our initial DACA approval. We also worried about having enough money to pay the $465 fee once again, about applying within… Read More ›
The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
Every year, The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans supports thirty New Americans, immigrants or the children of immigrants, who are pursuing graduate school in the United States. Each fellowship is for up to $25,000 in stipend support… Read More ›
USCIS Recalls Three-Year DACAs Granted AFTER February 16, 2015
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 ›
#DignityDays: Advice about pursuing law, medical, and graduate school as an undocumented student
America’s Voice Education Fund, United We Dream, the National Immigration Law Center, and the Domestic Workers Alliance have launched a project, #DignityDays, to highlight the work and efforts from activists and leaders across the immigrant community.
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 ›
Applying for Advance Parole with DACA
If you have applied for and received your Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) approval, and are thinking of applying for advance parole to travel outside of the United States, I highly recommend checking out Karla’s website and Facebook page…. Read More ›