On September 5, 2017, the Trump administration announced it will end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program by March 5, 2018. Please read the important updates and resources about DACA, its termination, and next steps to provide a permanent solution for DACAmented youth, their families, and all in our communities.
DACA Renewal Clinics And Appointments
Current DACA beneficiaries whose benefits expire between September 5, 2017, and March 5, 2018, must file their renewal request by October 5, 2017. NIJC is holding FREE DACA renewal legal clinics and DACA renewal appointments throughout September and the beginning of October.
Frequently Asked Questions
Know Your Rights
About DACA and Employment, National Immigration Law Center
DACA Information & Resources (including renewal workshops in Chicago, DACA fee assistance, impact on social security numbers and driver’s licenses), Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights
Community Advisory: What Do I Need to Know about the End of DACA?, Immigrant Legal Resource Center