DACA Updates

DACA UPDATES

On September 5th 2017, the Trump Administration announced its intention to phase out and end the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

Current DACA grantees whose DACA expires before March 5th 2018 can renew their DACA. The DACA renewal application must be received by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) by October 5th 2017.

The State of California funds community legal services providers who can assist DACA grantees seeking to renew their application and those interested in consulting with an immigration attorney to explore other potential immigration relief.

The California Attorney General has issued a consumer alert advising individuals to be careful who they consult with on immigration matters. Only licensed attorneys and accredited representatives can give legal advice.

The Governor's Office has issued the following statement and letter related to DACA:

For more details on the impact of the DACA announcement on State Programs see below:

K-12 Public Education

Higher Education

State Financial Aid

Labor and Employment

Medi-Cal

Driver Licenses

 

FOR ADDITIONAL DACA RELATED SERVICES GO HERE