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Category: Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

DACA Renewal in 2024: What You Should Know.

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) has been a cornerstone of American immigration policy since its introduction in 2012. This program has provided temporary relief from deportation and work authorization to eligible immigrant youth who came to the United States as children.  However, DACA has faced some substantial changes over the past year. As we move into 2024, understanding the

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How TPS Holders Can Apply for Green Cards

People in the US with Temporary Protected Status (TPS) now have a path to apply for green cards. Under the Trump administration, the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) had halted a critical process that allowed many foreign nationals to apply for permanent residency. However, the agency has reinstated this process, once more allowing TPS holders to pursue their green

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What Is Temporary Protected Status and What Are the Benefits in 2022?

Early in August, the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it is reinstating a process that will allow people covered by Temporary Protected Status (TPS) or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) to apply for green cards in the US. This gives thousands of migrants the chance to become permanent residents, including many who technically entered the US

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USCIS Restores Path to Green Cards for TPS Holders

In a significant win for people with Temporary Protected Status (TPS), the federal government has officially reinstated a significant process that will allow them to apply for green cards. US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that it will once again permit TPS holders to leave and re-enter the US to receive an official inspection and admission to the

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The Department of Homeland Security Has Twenty Days to Provide a Rational Explanation to Deny DACA to Dreamers

The United States District Court for the District of Columbia again concludes that DHS’s September 2017 decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was both subject to judicial review and arbitrary and capricious. However, the Court will continue the stay of its order of vacate for twenty days to permit the government to determine whether it

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The Future of DACA “Dreamers” is Uncertain

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is an administrative program that could end by executive order at any time. At this time, we do not know what the future of the DACA program holds. President Trump has pledged to end the DACA initiative. However, he has taken no such action. Some organizations are advising people to refrain from applying for

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