On September 5th, 2017, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, on behalf of the Trump Administration, announced an end to the DACA Program.
1. Your DACA is valid until its expiration date.
DACA and work permits (Employment Authorization Documents) will remain valid until it’s expiration date. To determine when you DACA and work permit expires, look at your I-795 Approval Notice and the bottom of your Employment Authorization Document (EAD).
2. No New DACA applications will be accepted.
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) no longer will accept or process first-time application after today.
3. DACA Issuances and work permits expiring between now and March 5, 2018 must be submitted for renewal by October 5th, 2017.
If you have a permit that will expire between now and March 5, 2018, you must apply for a two-year renewal of your DACA by October 5, 2017.
4. Advance parole to travel abroad is no longer available.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will no longer grant DACA recipients permission to travel abroad through Advance Parole. Any pending applications for advance parole will not be processed and DHS will refund any associated fees.
5. We are united in this fight.
You are not alone. We mobilized, organized, and marched five years ago for DACA, and we will continue to do everything in our power to protect immigrant youth and their families across the country. Visit weareheretostay.com for resources to help you and your loved ones take care of themselves in this difficult time as well as information on what you can do to take action no