Resources for DACA Renewal
Several hundred thousand undocumented immigrants were thrown into limbo when the Trump administration rescinded DACA in September 2017. The actions of the Trump Administration to end DACA threaten to irreparably harm students, educators and school systems across the nation.
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Estimates put the number of educators impacted by the revocation of DACA at 9,000, many of whom possess vital Spanish language skills which are in high demand in the classroom. In addition, an estimated 250,000 DACA-eligible students are currently in the United States, with hundreds of thousands more who have an undocumented parent or family member.
Multiple court challenges over the lawfulness of DACA termination led to preliminary injunctions that allowed DACA recipients to renew their protections. On November 12, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in those cases.
For the latest updates before DACA heads to the Supreme Court, visit “What We Know About DACA Renewals” published by the Center for American Progress.
Below are additional links to resources on DACA updates, tips for renewing DACA, FAQs and where to find local assistance for help in filing renewals.
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