Important Deadlines and DACA Updates

Important Deadlines and DACA Updates

The Trump Administration announced important changes to the DACA program on September 5, 2017. These changes will affect different students in different ways. This chart from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services explains how the changes apply to different students. What this means to you:

DACA infographic

IMPORTANT DEADLINES 

If your DACA benefits are expiring between September 5, 2017 and March 5, 2018, you need to file an application for renewal before October 5, 2017.

Renewal applications received by USCIS after October 5, 2017 will not be considered.   

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OTHER LEGAL HELP 

If you need legal help filing for a DACA renewal, please see above to learn more about free legal services available. If you have other immigration related questions such as questions about legal screenings for other legal options, there are resources available at John Jay, CUNY, and from many nonprofit organizations that provide free or low cost, high-quality and confidential immigration law services.  Please click here to access additional information

Please also beware of fraudulent and deceptive practices by persons posing to be lawyers, such as those claiming to be “notarios.” When in doubt about a person or organization's legitimacy, check with a knowledgeable and reputable source, such as ones on this site, before you proceed.