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Resources for Undocumented Students: DACA

CUNY and BCC is committed to serving immigrants and their children. The resources listed below are to aid our undocumented students. We stand with you and will do all we can to be effective advocates for you.

DACA (English)

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE DEFERRED ACTION FOR CHILDHOOD ARRIVALS (“DACA”) PROGRAM

For most up-to-date information on DACA for CUNY students, please visit http://www1.cuny.edu/sites/citizenship-now/services/daca/

DACA INITIAL APPLICATIONS TO BE REJECTED

August 5th, 2020

On July 28th, the Department of Homeland Security announced on its website that it “will reject initial requests for DACA as it weighs (the) future of the program.” The announcement included the following changes to DACA:

  • All initial requests for DACA and associated applications for Employment Authorization Documents will be rejected
  • New and pending requests for advanced parole absent exceptional circumstances will also be rejected
  • DACA renewals will be limited to one year.

U.S. SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS DACA

As of June 18, 2020, the Supreme Court decided to uphold DACA. 

 

RESOURCES FOR DACA STUDENTS - CUNY SCHOOL OF LAW

https://www.law.cuny.edu/newsroom_post/daca-resources/

 

IMMIGRANT LEGAL RESOURCE CENTER ADVISORY

https://www.ilrc.org/advisory-daca

 

Please note that the information provided here is not intended as legal advice and you are encouraged to seek independent legal counsel to assist you.  For information on free or low-cost legal resources, go to the Legal Resources tab.

DACA (En espaƱol)

INFORMACIÓN IMPORTANTE SOBRE EL PROGRAMA DE ACCIÓN DIFERIDA POR LLEGADAS A LA INFANCIA (“DACA”)

Para obtener la información más actualizada sobre DACA para estudiantes de CUNY, visite http://www1.cuny.edu/sites/citizenship-now/services/daca/

SOLICITUDES INICIALES DE DACA SERAN RECHAZADAS

5 de agosto de 2020

El 28 de julio, el Departamento de Seguridad Nacional anunció en su sitio web que "rechazará las solicitudes iniciales de DACA ya que sopesa (el) futuro del programa". El anuncio incluyó los siguientes cambios a DACA:

Todas las solicitudes iniciales de DACA y las solicitudes asociadas de documentos de autorización de empleo serán rechazadas
Las solicitudes nuevas y pendientes de libertad condicional avanzada en ausencia de circunstancias excepcionales también serán rechazadas
Las renovaciones de DACA se limitarán a un año.
TRIBUNAL SUPREMO DE EE. UU. TOMA DACA

A partir del 18 de junio de 2020, la Corte Suprema decidió defender DACA.

 

RECURSOS PARA ESTUDIANTES DE DACA - CUNY SCHOOL OF LAW

https://www.law.cuny.edu/newsroom_post/daca-resources/

 

ASESORAMIENTO DEL CENTRO DE RECURSOS LEGALES PARA INMIGRANTES

https://www.ilrc.org/advisory-daca

 

Tenga en cuenta que la información proporcionada aquí no pretende ser un consejo legal y le recomendamos que busque un asesor legal independiente para que le ayude. Para obtener información sobre recursos legales gratuitos o de bajo costo, vaya a la pestaña Recursos legales.