On December 7th, the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) released important updates on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. In this announcement, USCIS stated that they will now accept:
- First-time DACA applications
- DACA renewal applications
- Advance parole documents
Additionally, USCIS is extending one-year DACA renewals and Employment Authorization Documents (EAD) to two years. You can read the full announcement on the USCIS website.
If you are are a member of the Harvard community who is interested in applying for DACA or who has questions about your DACA status, please contact the Harvard Representation Initiative for a free consultation with an immigration attorney. To make an appointment, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 617-495-6648.
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