DACA is still in effect.
You can still renew, but Covid-19 has halted some processes. Find out more below:
For Dreamers and DACA recipients, as well as other undocumented immigrants, in New York City there are many resources to help with legal responsibilities and challenges.
For assistance and information regarding legal procedures and immigration, please refer to the the following NYC-based resources:
We know that navigating immigration and legal information can be a headache, so we've compiled more user-friendly resources that are accessible via a smartphone
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Hernandez, Ivan. (n.d.). How to fill out your own DACA renewal: Step by step, in Spanglish. [Video]. SubSplash. https://subsplash.com/dacascholars/lb/mi/+q3wf9fd
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Informed Immigrant. (n.d.). Find a DACA Renewal Clinic Near You. Retrieved from https://www.informedimmigrant.com/daca-clinics/
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NYC311. (n.d.). Legal Assistance. Retrieved from https://portal.311.nyc.gov/article/?kanumber=KA-01040
NYIC. (2020, March 26). Immigration Advocacy, Immigration Education - NYC, Long Island, New York State: New York Immigration Coalition. Retrieved from https://www.nyic.org/
United We Dream. (n.d.). List of Mexican Consulates. Retrieved from https://unitedwedream.org/list-of-mexican-consulates/
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Provided by the National Immigration Law Center
Renewing your DACA can be a legal and financial burden.
The following resources offer the names and contacts for legal assistance related to renewing DACA:
Paying to renew your DACA may be a serious challenge all on its own. Luckily, there are a couple ways you can go about find that money.
NOTE: If you are a DACA recipient of Mexican origin, your consulate may offer you important legal and financial assistance. You can find a list of Mexican consulates here, or call 855-463-6395.