Ten years ago, the Department of Homeland Security announced the creation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals initiative, or DACA. This program was only a stop-gap measure to provide relief in the absence of Congressional action to pass legislation that would provide permanent legal protections and a pathway to permanent residency and U.S. citizenship for DREAMers. Now, ten years after the creation of DACA, the future of the program is tenuous, and the program has faced numerous legal challenges over the years. Here is a brief update on the latest with DACA:
For now, individuals who current have DACA, or whose DACA status expired within the past year, may continue to submit a renewal application. For those who have never held DACA and are now eligible, USCIS will accept first-time applications but will not make a decision on the application.
Many people anticipate that the Biden Administration will roll out the final rule for the DACA program within the next several months, though this is not guaranteed.
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