Memorandum from Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen on the Rescission Of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
In compliance with court injunctions, USCIS is accepting and adjudicating DACA requests for renewals as they are submitted. This process is in accordance with the longstanding DACA policies on renewals.
Based on the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) parameters for an orderly wind-down of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy, eligible DACA recipients have until this Thursday, October 5th to properly file their renewal request and associated application for employment authorization to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
El Departamento de Seguridad Nacional (DHS, por sus siglas en inglés) inició hoy la anulación gradual del programa conocido como Acción Diferida para los Llegados en la Infancia (DACA, por sus siglas en inglés).
On September 5, 2017, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) initiated the orderly wind down of the program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).
Memorandum from Acting Secretary Duke to Component Heads on Rescission Of Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
Frequently asked questions on the September 5, 2017 Rescission of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program.
This Administration’s decision to terminate DACA was not taken lightly. The Department of Justice has carefully evaluated the program’s Constitutionality and determined it conflicts with our existing immigration laws. Given the Supreme Court’s decision on DAPA, they do not believe DACA is legally viable, and thus the program should be ended.
Fact sheet related to the Rescission of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).