Child from India gets DACA on second attempt

First attempt fails B.P. is a citizen of India who entered the United States prior to 16 years of age. In August 2015, he filed I-821D, Application for Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) with the assistance of his prior attorney. His I-821D application had remained pending since then by the time he retained our office to assist him with the case in early April 2016. His DACA

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What does Donald Trump’s Election mean for DACA and DAPA?

Q: Can a President Trump end DACA? A: Since DACA is not a law passed by Congress, and derives from an executive order dated 6/15/2012 from President Obama, a President Trump has broad legal authority to take action to end DACA almost immediately upon his swearing in as President. Q: What will happen to DACA when Donald Trump takes office as president on January 20, 2017? A: President Elect Donald

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DACA Renewals

The Department of Homeland Security released guidelines and updated forms for DACA renewals today. The first DACA approvals are set to expire in September 2014. USCIS will begin accepting renewal applications immediately and the agency recommends individuals renew their status 4 months before it expires. DACA stands for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, a form of proprietorial discretion that was implemented by President Barack Obama in 2012. Individuals with DACA

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