Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival

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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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 was started by former President Barack Obama back in 2012. It allowed qualified young undocumented immigrants an opportunity to work legally in the United States and avoid deportation. President Donald …

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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 federal government because they were received after the October 5th deadline. Those applicants were subsequently told by the USCIS there was nothing that could be done. On Wednesday the feds …

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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 border wall, a merit-based immigration system and an increase in immigration officers. Bishop Joe Vasquez of Austin, Texas is the chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on …

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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 United States as children by their parents. Three Senators announced the SUCEED Act (Solution for Undocumented Children through Careers Employment Education and Defending our nation), a merti-based solution the senators …

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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 law that protects young undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children. DREAMers, as they’re called, were allowed to apply for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals under former President …

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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 by DREAMers who are having their DACA protections taken from them. Although the federal government announced an end to DACA on September 5, 2017, eligible DACA recipients can still renew …

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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 the Memorandum, as of September 5, USCIS is no longer accepting initial applications for DACA. USCIS will continue to accept applications to renew DACA until October 5, 2017, but only …

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