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JCS immigration news and events including press releases

Newly Announced Immigration Action

On November 20, 2014 President Obama asked the Secretary of Homeland Security and the Attorney General to undertake new, more inclusive recommendations on reforming the United States' broken immigration system through his executive orders. The following 10 areas, confined to the law, can take action to increase border security, focus enforcement resources and...

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DACA Renewal Denial and Lapse of Authorized Period

What will USCIS do if my DACA and EAD expire before my DACA renewal application has been approved?

If you submitted your renewal application at least 120 days before your DACA and EAD expiration date, USCIS may provide you with temporary DACA and an EAD while it processes your application, if your DACA and...

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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Renewal Eligibility FAQs

What if I no longer meet the DACA guidelines. Can I still apply and not disclose that information, since the renewal application does not ask for it?

Yes. Neither the DACA application form nor the instructions ask for information about continued school enrollment or graduation. The instructions for renewal applications specify that a person...

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Who Is Eligible for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)?

Who is eligible for DACA?

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program offers eligible individuals the ability to live and work in the United States under deferred action for a period of two years. The program is designed to help those individuals brought here as children. Specific qualifications must be met in order to...

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