DACA

What Are My Options After My DACA Status Expires?

On September 5, 2017, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a memorandum rescinding Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Per the terms set forth in the memorandum at the time, USCIS no longer accepted initial applications for DACA.  Some applicants were eligible to renew their DACA applications before October 5 and might have continued …

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The Difference Between DACA and the DREAM Act

You may have heard the terms DACA, DREAM Act, and DREAMers on the news frequently. Since 2012, these terms have been used interchangeably by various media personalities and in general conversation. Unfortunately, this causes confusion between the two different terms. To understand the difference between DACA and the DREAM Act, you’ll need to first learn …

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Federal Court ruled that USCIS should accept new DACA applications

The Federal Court in Maryland ruled on Friday that USCIS should fully reinstate the DACA program. This means that USCIS is required to start accepting new applications for DACA apart from renewal requests. The Trump administration tried to put an end to DACA in September 2017. USCIS stopped accepting applications for DACA. However federal courts …

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Trump’s effort to end DACA rejected by the Supreme Court

Thousands of DACA recipients felt relieved when the Supreme Court on Thursday forestalled the Trump administration’s efforts to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), an Obama-era program. DACA intends to protect from deportation innumerable immigrants who were brought to the United States as children. The 5-4 ruling was written by Chief Justice John Roberts …

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Federal Judge Orders DACA Reinstated in Full, Maybe

The ruling came on a Tuesday night and could have major impacts on those eligible for DACA. U.S. District Court Judge John D Bates ruled the federal government never truly explained why they were canceling the DACA program back in September 2017. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program was started by former President Barack …

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News Update: The Latest on DACA

https://d1q9fbkwhm71k2.cloudfront.net/FR/Blog/Filerightimmigrationnews/January2018Recap.mp4 Sergio Avila brings you the latest on DACA. There’s absolutely no telling when or if the USCIS will stop accepting DACA renewal applications. If you’re eligible, get that application in ASAP.

What the White House wants on immigration reform

President Donald Trump and his administration outlined today what they are expecting when it comes to immigration reform. From border security, DACA and family migration, the president’s priorities touch almost every aspect of our immigration system. The Trump administration admits that changes to the current immigration system would only apply to applications received after a …

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