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USCIS is Ordered to Begin Accepting New DACA Applications & Advance Parole Applications

On June 18, 2020, nearly a month ago, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Trump Administration’s decision to cancel DACA was “arbitrary and capricious,” effectively reinstating the program in full to its version under President Obama. Surprisingly, the U.S....

Employment-based Green Cards for Those with DACA

The U.S. Supreme Court is weighing whether to cancel DACA and a decision is expected this spring or early summer. DACA recipients are encouraged to evaluate whether they would be eligible for an employment-based green card. While many DACA recipients...

November 21, 2019
Beata Leja

Renew Your DACA Now in Advance of the Supreme Court Decision!

On November 12, 2019, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments in the three consolidated cases where Plaintiffs challenged the termination of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) by the Trump Administration. A holding that the termination...

January 10, 2018
Beata Leja

Federal Judge Temporarily Reinstates DACA, Allowing for Renewals

On September 5, 2017, President Trump announced that his administration was rescinding DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), gradually phasing out the program beginning March 6, 2018. On January 9, 2018, in Regents of the University of California v. DHS,...

September 05, 2017
Beata Leja

President Trump Rescinds DACA, Which Will Phase out Beginning on March 6, 2018

President Trump announced today that his administration is rescinding the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program for undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children. The White House believes that former President Obama violated the constitution...

August 29, 2017
Beata Leja

Will President Trump Cancel DACA?

Various sources confirm that President Trump will likely soon decide the fate of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), an executive action program instituted by former President Obama to provide a temporary reprieve from deportation for certain undocumented individuals brought...

June 22, 2016
Marjorie M. Filice

10 Days and Counting: Supreme Court Set to Rule on DAPA/DACA

Get ready to see a major immigration issue in the news. The Supreme Court is expected to announce its decision on President Obama’s DAPA (Deferred Action for Parents of Citizens and Residents) program, as well as the expansion of the...

Fifth Circuit Court upholds injunction in Texas v. United States: no DAPA for the near future

On November 9, 2015, another delay was announced to the implementation of President Obama’s proposed programs to allow certain individuals to apply for Deferred Action for Parents of Citizens and Residents (DAPA) and the expansion of the Deferred Action for...


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