The End of DACA: What Happens Now?

On September 5, 2017, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the DACA program would be terminated effective March 5, 2018. This 6-month period gives Congress a chance to enact legislation to protect the Dreamers. What does this mean for those who have DACA and those who were planning to apply?

No more Initial DACAs applications will be accepted.  If you have not applied for DACA, you are no longer able to file an application.

No More Advance Parole will be granted as of today. For those who have applied for permission to travel abroad, USCIS will not make a decision on your application and your application fee will be refunded to you.

If your DACA expires by March 5, 2018, you have until October 5, 2017 to submit your renewal.If you have DACA, and your permit expires on or before March 5, 2018, your renewal must be received by USCIS no later than October 5, 2017. Please contact my office and I will assist you with the filing of your renewal, free of charge.

Frequently Asked Questions: Rescission Of Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

Memorandum on Rescission Of Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

Expansion of Provisional Unlawful Presence Waivers of Inadmissibility

The provisional waiver process is expanding…Finally. Soon, spouses of lawful permanent residents and individuals with final orders of removal may be eligible to apply for the waiver.
Advance copy of DHS final rule, scheduled for publication on 7/29/16, expanding the class of individuals who may be eligible for a provisional unlawful presence waiver. This final rule adopts the proposed rule published on 7/22/15, with changes made in response to comments received.
You can read more about the Provision Waiver Process here.