USCIS now accepting new DACA applications, advance parole

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 hri@law.harvard.edu or call 617-495-6648.