Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
In this issue…
Volunteer Training Part 1 - DACA Overview and the Eligibility Guidelines
Volunteer Training Part 2 - How to Complete the Application Forms
Volunteer Training Part 3 - Overview of the DACA Workshop Model
This webinar provides an overview of the DACA renewal process and highlights other updates to DACA guidance. We share practice tips and respond to common questions about the renewal process and the new Form I-821D.
By Ilissa Mira, CLINIC Training and Legal Support Attorney
On June 5, 2014, USCIS released the much anticipated revised Form I-821D, Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). The new dual-purpose form will be used to file both initial and renewal DACA requests. As of the release date, USCIS will not accept DACA requests submitted on the old form.
This webinar is for legal service providers helping Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients apply for permission to travel abroad using advance parole.
Taking the opportunity to submit further comments to USCIS about the DACA application and renewal process, CLINIC commended the agency for the changes it did make, including extending the DACA renewal application window to 150 days, simplifying the education-related questions, and streamlining the application requirement for renewal applicants. CLINIC also encouraged USCIS to make additional changes to the form and instructions to help both initial and renewal applicants better navigate the application process. Among the chief concerns for CLINIC and its affiliates is ensuring that DACA