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Will I lose my DACA?

The fact is nobody knows.  But, we urge all DACA holders to consult with an experienced immigration lawyer about their immigration status and other applications they might file.  The more information you have, the better you can make decisions f…
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Expanded DACA and DAPA are not in effect

On November 20, 2014, President Obama announced that the DACA program would be modified to eliminate the age ceiling, to move the residence requirement from 2007 to January 1, 2010, and to grant the status for three years.  The President also anno…
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U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear challenge to DAPA

In November 2014, President Obama announced that undocumented immigrants living in the United States who are parents of U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident children were eligible to apply for Deferred Action and received work permits.  The pr…
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Why do I have to return my three-year DACA approval and work authorization?

Some DACA recipients who were granted DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival) and Employment Authorization (EAD) for three years must return the Approval Notices and EAD Card to USCIS by July 17, 2015.  Only those people issued three year appro…
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Deferred action for parents of U.S. citizens is not effective

On November 20, 2014, President Obama announced new programs for undocumented people who have been living in the United States since 2010.  One program would allow parents of U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents to obtain Deferred Action for…
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Deferred Action for DREAMers

In June, the Department of Homeland Security announced that it would offer deferred action for two years to certain young people who came to the U.S. as children and meet other eligibility criteria. Deferred action does not grant a person lawful stat…
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