Category: DACA

Information related to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the DREAM Act and DREAMers.

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FileRight Immigration News – September 2018

Our immigration system is changing. We got your back if you want to stay informed with the latest on immigration news. Major changes, minor changes...

/ September 7, 2018
A third federal judge has ruled DACA must be reinstated by the federal government.

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...

/ April 25, 2018
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News Update: The Latest on DACA

https://immigration.wistia.com/medias/7tcrlg1x9w?embedType=async&videoFoam=true&videoWidth=640 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...

/ February 21, 2018
A federal judge in Brooklyn ordered the USCIS to once again accept initial and renewal DACA applications.

Federal Judge Opens Door for More DACA Applicants

In January a federal judge in California ordered the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services to once again accept applications for those eligible to renew...

/ February 14, 2018
The Donald Trump White House has released a list of priorities the administration is hoping is included in immigration reform.

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,...

/ January 26, 2018
The Trump administration is challenging a ruling that forced them to reinstate the DACA program temporarily.

Trump administration challenging judge’s DACA ruling

The U.S. Justice Department announced they will be challenging a ruling that forced the federal government to restart the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program...

/ January 16, 2018
The USCIS is once again accepting renewal applications for DACA, deferred action

USCIS Revives DACA After Court Order

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services announced they will once again be accepting renewal applications for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. DACA...

/ January 15, 2018
A California judge ruled the federal government must continue the DACA program.

What you need to know about the Jan. 9th DACA court ruling

On January 9th United States District Court Judge William Alsup ordered the federal government to continue the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. DACA...

/ January 11, 2018
Department of homeland security secretary Kirstjen Nielsen told the associated press the white house would consider a path to citizenship for DREAMers.

DHS Secretary: Immigration plan could include citizenship for DREAMers

The secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security said recently the White House is open to discussing a pathway to citizenship for nearly 800,000...

/ January 3, 2018
Dreamers who applied for DACA renewal were rejected by the USCIS because their applications arrived late.

Post Office Fails DACA Recipients, USCIS Does the Right Thing

The New York Times is reporting nearly 100 applications to renew DACA were delayed by the United States Post Office and eventually denied by the...

/ November 16, 2017
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“They Attack the Most Vulnerable,” Catholic Church on Trump’s Immigration Plan

In early October, President Donald Trump sent a letter to members of Congress outlining his priorities for immigration reform. Trump’s proposals include funding for a...

/ October 13, 2017
The USCIS is once again accepting renewal applications for DACA, deferred action

New Conservative DACA Bill Grants Citizenship After 15 Years

Republican Senators have unveiled a more conservative approach to solving what to do with the hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants brought to the...

/ September 27, 2017
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Trump, Democrats Close to Deal on DACA

According to several news outlets including the Associated Press, top Democratic leaders are close to making a deal with President Donald Trump to create a...

/ September 14, 2017
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FileRight.com Partners with UNLV Immigration Clinic to Offer Free Help With DACA Renewal Forms

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA (Sep. 13, 2017) — Online immigration software company FileRight.com is partnering with the University of Nevada Las Vegas Immigration Clinic to stand...

/ September 13, 2017
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What Are My Options After My DACA Status Expires?

On September 5, 2017, the Department of Homeland Security issued a Memorandum rescinding Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Per the terms set forth in...

/ September 8, 2017
Government Dealt Dehumanizing Blow to DACA Recipients

COMMENTARY: Government Dealt Dehumanizing Blow to DACA Recipients

Dane Macaskill is a contributor to the FileRight blog. In providing a quasi-legal status to the 800,000 undocumented people who received DACA, and then robbing...

/ September 7, 2017
Department of homeland security secretary Kirstjen Nielsen told the associated press the white house would consider a path to citizenship for DREAMers.

Attorney General Announces End of DACA

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the end of the program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. The program was created by former President Barack...

/ September 5, 2017
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Customer Story: Conor

Conor’s parents brought him to the United States before he could walk or talk. He grew up undocumented but saw an opportunity with former President...

/ August 24, 2017
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What Happens If DACA Ends?

President Donald Trump has said that DACA recipients can “Rest easy” but the program is being threatened by a group of states who have told...

/ August 21, 2017
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Cortez Masto Promises to Continue Fight for DACA and Immigration Reform

LAS VEGAS, NV – Democratic Nevada Senator Catherine Cortez Masto was the keynote speaker for a celebration in Las Vegas celebrating the fifth anniversary of...

/ August 17, 2017
What is the current wait time for DACA renewals?

What is the current wait time for DACA renewals?

Renewing your DACA status? The USCIS’ current goal is to process DACA renewal requests within 120 days. Review this DACA renewal guide to make sure...

/ July 31, 2017
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The Difference Between DACA and the DREAM Act

The term “DREAMers” is consistently in the news. It refers to the young men and women who were brought to the United States illegally by...

/ July 28, 2017
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42 Senators Ask Trump to Support DACA

A group of 42 United States Senators have sent President Donald Trump a letter asking him to protect the DACA program. DACA is short for...

/ July 28, 2017
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New Bipartisan DREAM Act Introduced

WASHINGTON – A Republican and a Democratic senator just introduced a bill that would grant legal status to hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants...

/ July 20, 2017
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Homeland Security Chief: DACA in Trouble

WASHINGTON – During a meeting with Democrats from the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly said the DACA program is in serious...

/ July 13, 2017
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Future of DACA: Senator Talks Repeal and Replace

WASHINGTON – Shortly after the five year anniversary of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or DACA, President Donald Trump’s administration announced the end of the...

/ June 20, 2017
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Nominee for USCIS Top Spot Addresses DACA Program

May 24, 2017 WASHINGTON – Lee Francis Cissna testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee that if confirmed as director of the United States Citizenship and...

/ May 31, 2017
DACA Applications Accepted by Trump Administration

Trump Tells Young Undocumented Immigrants He’s Not After Them

WASHINGTON – During an interview with the Associated Press, President Donald Trump addressed concerns of young undocumented immigrants referred to as DREAMers. In the interview,...

/ April 24, 2017
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Trump Administration Still Accepting DACA Applications

President Trump’s campaign promise to deport 3 million undocumented immigrants has many living in fear, in particular, young immigrants living in the US illegally. However,...

/ February 13, 2017
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How to Prepare for DACA Renewal

  DACA Renewal If your two years of deferred action and employment authorization is almost up, it’s about time for you to renew your request for...

/ January 29, 2016
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White House fights back against DACA Delays

Leaders in Texas have attempted to gather enough support among other state governments to block President Obama’s executive order that would grant deportation relief to millions of undocumented immigrants already...

/ December 1, 2015
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The DACA Work Permit Recall: What You Need to Know

This article was updated on July 18, 2015. It wrongly stated that ALL persons with 3-year work permits should return them, when in fact only...

/ July 16, 2015
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My American Story: From Undocumented to Citizenship

I’m 30 years old and I’m embarrassed to say I have never been able to vote. I’m politically and civically active, but because of my...

/ June 16, 2015