Update: President Trump has announced he will end the DACA program in 6 months – March 6, 2018. New applications will no longer be accepted as of September 5, 2017. Some DACA recipients may be eligible to renew their work permit through October 5, 2017. If you have questions about your case, please contact the attorney, case manager, and/or paralegal on your team.

The Department of Homeland Security has issued a list of Frequently Asked Questions: https://www.dhs.gov/news/2017/09/05/frequently-asked-questions-rescission-deferred-action-childhood-arrivals-daca

The official memorandum can be found here: https://www.dhs.gov/news/2017/09/05/memorandum-rescission-daca

For advocacy we recommend: http://nilc.org/

If you are a DACA recipient interested in exploring other options that may be available to you, please see: https://immigrantsrising.org/wp-content/uploads/Immigrants-Rising_Beyond-DACA-Guide.pdf

The Immigrant Legal Resource Center has put together a helpful guide about what you need to know about the end of DACA: https://www.ilrc.org/sites/ default/files/resources/ community_advisory_-_end_of_ dacav2.pdf

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There is a lot of speculation of how President Trump will handle DACA. News reports over the weekend have indicated that he plans to end the program, with a 6 month delay to allow Congress to propose a replacement to the program.

For details on what we know now, see:

NYT: Trump Seriously Considering Ending DACA, With 6-Month Delay

In addition, American Council on Education (ACE) President Ted Mitchell has released a statement, found here:


This post will be updated after an official announcement has been made.