DACA renewal for Mexican brother and sister

Daca Renewal

Are they qualified?

Shortly after President Obama announced the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in 2012, two teenagers, a brother and a sister, came to our office to find out if they were eligible. They had been born in Mexico but spent most of their lives in the United States. They were thriving in their school and their community yet the fear of deportation hung over them like a cloud. The United States was the only home they had ever known and they had so many more opportunities here.

What is needed for them to apply?

Fortunately, the siblings were eligible for DACA. We worked on gathering school and medical records as well as birth certificates and passports to demonstrate their presence in the United States. By Halloween of 2012, both of them had received their I-821 D DACA approvals and I-765 work permits. Two years later we reconnected with the siblings and filed their DACA renewal applications. Once again, the process was smooth and they received their approvals and work permits within two months. The siblings thank Margaret W. Wong and Associates for giving them the opportunity to pursue their own American dreams.

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