Instructions on Renewing DACA per January 9, 2018 Federal Court Order


If you had DACA before + It expired *before* September 5, 2016 =

FILE AN INITIAL DACA APPLICATION

If you had DACA before + It expired *on or after* September 5, 2016 = FILE A DACA RENEWAL APPLICATION

If you had DACA before + It was terminated at any time =

FILE AN INITIAL DACA APPLICATION

If you had DACA before + You received an EAD for 3 years issued after February 16, 2015 + It was terminated =

FILE AN INITIAL DACA APPLICATION

If you had DACA before + You received an EAD for 3 years issued after February 16, 2015 + You turned it to receive an EAD for 2 years =

FILE A DACA RENEWAL APPLICATION (at least 4 months before your EAD expires)

**PLEASE NOTE**: If you have never had DACA you can not apply for DACA now.

**PLEASE NOTE**: USCIS is not accepting Advance Parole/Travel Document applications from DACA holders at this time. Do not travel outside the U.S. on previously approved Advance Parole.

**PLEASE NOTE**: This case is ongoing, which means this Federal Court Order could stand or be reversed. Although it is advisable to apply to renew your DACA now (even if, for example, you have a year left) it is ultimately your decision to make. No one can say what will happen in the future.

For more information and to read the announcement on DACA from USCIS, please visit:

If you have questions on your eligibility to renew your DACA or need assistance with the DACA renewal process, please contact our office at 919-932-4593.


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