Individuals with a current, unexpired grant of DACA will continue to hold DACA until it expires. This means that current DACA recipients maintain their protection from deportation and work permit until their current expiration date. USCIS will not refer DACA recipients and applicants to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) for deportation unless they meet USCIS’ Notice to Appear guidance or pose a risk to national security or public safety. Applicants with currently pending and processing applications should attend biometrics appointments and respond to any requests for additional evidence they receive from USCIS.
If you are eligible to renew under the above guidelines, you should do so and file your application to USCIS.
For more information, please see the government’s Frequently Asked Questions
and the Memorandum on Rescission of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
Read about the DACA Renewal Process and Tips (pdf)
Complete the items on the DACA Renewal Checklist (pdf)
Use the Calculator to determine when you should file your DACA Renewal. Find it at CitizenPath.com
Here’s how to switch licenses:
The government’s announcement Sept. 5, 2017 made extremely important changes to DACA recipients’ ability to travel outside the country - also known as advance parole. Specifically these were the changes to know:
Find community resources for undocumented students.