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State Laws Extending Driving Privileges to All Residents - California

Bill/Statute: AB 60 Year Law Enacted: 2013 Effective Date: January 1, 2015 (Possibly sooner if DMV is ready) Name of Document Issued: Driver’s License  

Life After DACA - FAQ

GENERAL   1. Can DACA recipients travel abroad?  Yes, but only if they receive permission from the government. 

Recent Immigration Developments from the States (Jan 2014)

California Permits Undocumented Lawyers to Practice Law

Update on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) (January 31, 2014)

By Tatyana Delgado, CLINIC Training and Legal Support Attorney On June 15, 2012, the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security issued a memorandum allowing individuals who entered the U.S. as children and meet certain guidelines to apply for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).   U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) began accepting DACA applications in August 2012 and issuing DACA approvals in September 2012.  This article provides updates on a variety of issues related to DACA eligibility and adjudications. 

EOIR Announces Implementation Guidance for Its Program to Protect Incompetent Respondents

By Bradley Jenkins* On December 31, 2013, the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) released guidance to the nation’s immigration judges entitled “Phase I of Plan to Provide Enhanced Procedural Protection to Unrepresented Detained Respondents with Mental Disorders.”  This guidance is the latest chapter in EOIR’s ongoing effort to reform how the agency handles the cases of persons with mental disorders who are placed into removal proceedings.

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