DACA "Wind-Down" Details

Thanks to fellow immigration attorney Jessica Piedra (jpiedralaw.com) for summarizing the details of the new DACA Wind-Down Memo:

Initial Applications: 

·         Initial applications already filed will be processed

·         New initial applications will be rejected


Renewal Applications

·         Renewals already filed will be processed

·         Current DACAs that expire on/before March 5, 2018 can renew until  October 5, 2017.


Current DACA holders

·         DACA holders can keep their status and work permits until they otherwise expire


Travel Permits/Advance Parole

·         Those that have Advance Parole travel permits now – not canceled (JCP: not a good idea to travel now, consult an attorney before leaving)

·         No new Advance Parole travel permit applications accepted

·         Pending Advance Parole travel permit applications will be closed and fees will be refunded.  


Here’s the text of the actual memo: 


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