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What happens if a DACA recipient waits too long to file their renewal request?

If an individual in Texas was receiving DACA benefits but failed to file their renewal prior to their DACA status expiring, they may still be eligible to file a renewal application, although they should consider consulting with a Texas immigration…
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Can a DACA recipient obtain a green card if they marry a U.S. citizen?

Depending on the DACA recipient’s specific situation, they may or may not be eligible to obtain a marriage-based green card. Because everyone’s circumstances differ, the best way for a “Dreamer” to find out if they qualify to apply for…
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Is it necessary to hire an Atlanta, GA immigration lawyer to apply for DACA?

Although U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USICS) provides individuals with an outline of the requirements that must be met in order to qualify for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) as well as instructions on how to apply,…
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Can an individual in Texas apply for DACA if they have an arrest or conviction on their record?

If an individual has not been convicted of a felony crime, a significant misdemeanor, or three or more non-significant misdemeanors that stem from the same incident, they may still be considered for DACA.1 U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services…
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What is the status of the DACA program?

Texas—Although the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program has been on shaky ground over the last few years, those looking to apply for the program or submit a renewal should know that the program is currently in full effect.…
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Supreme Court Blocks the Trump Administration’s Attempt to End the DACA Program

DACA recipients have been anxiously waiting for the Supreme Court to decide whether it would allow President Trump to end the Obama-era program and the verdict is finally in. On Thursday, the Supreme Court decided to block the Trump administration’s…
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DACA Recipients Grow Anxious as the Supreme Court Will Soon Decide Whether the Program Should End

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, was first introduced in 2012 and has allowed more than 650,000 people who came to the U.S. illegally as children to live here. The program allowed for these individuals to remain in…