Practice Advisory on Filing DACA Applications

Last Updated

August 24, 2020

This advisory summarizes the current status of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, in light of the Supreme Court’s June 18, 2020, decision finding that the 2017 termination of DACA was unlawful as well as the July 28, 2020, Department of Homeland Security memo and Aug. 21, 2020, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services memo with implementation guidance. It also provides practice tips for advocates about filing DACA applications and advance parole requests in the wake of these developments.