Resources on the Future of DACA
What you need to know right now
- CLASP, DACA Has Been Rescinded. What Now?
- American Immigration Lawyers Association, CONSUMER ADVISORY: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program Ending. Don’t Get Scammed.
- United We Dream and National Immigration Law Center, “Top 5 Things to Know About the Announcement That DACA is Ending.”
- United We Dream and National Immigration Law Center, “Frequently Asked Questions on DACA Termination.”
- More at weareheretostay.org.
- National Immigration Law Center, “Side by Side: DACA and Related 2017 Legislation."
- Migration Policy Institute, Protecting the DREAM: The Potential Impact of Different Legislative Scenarios for Unauthorized Youth.
- CLASP Statement on the SUCCEED Act.
Work & employment
- United We Dream, National Immigration Law Center, and Advancing Justice – ALC, “About DACA and Employment."
Early childhood providers and K-12 students & educators
- Parental Readiness and Empowerment Program, United We Dream, CLASP, National Immigration Law Center, and American Federation of Teachers, Educational rights of Immigrant Children now that DACA is rescinded.
- Parental Readiness and Empowerment Program, United We Dream, CLASP, National Immigration Law Center, and American Federation of Teachers , Educational Rights of Immigrant Students now that DACA is rescinded.
- U.S. Department of Education Safe Spaces Fact Sheet.
- AFT, “Protecting Our Students” Resources.
- U.S. Department of Education, Resource Guide: Building a Bright Future for All.
- AFT, Important DACA Update for Faculty and Grad Workers.
- U.S. Department of Education, Resource Guide: Supporting Undocumented Youth.
- Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), Dream Act Page.
DACA Renewal Financial Assistance and Scholarships
- Mission Asset Fund (MAF)
- United We Dream DACA Renewal Fund
- UndocuMedia Fund
- Additional National DACA Renewal Fundraisers
- Immigrant rights organizers in Los Angeles put together an online fundraiser to help folks renew their DACAs. To apply for a DACA renewal scholarship, send an e-mail to email@example.com. In your e-mail you must include an attached copy/picture of your current work permit (note: omit personal info like your USCIS #, WAC #, address and birthday), along with a brief explanation of any financial hardships you are currently facing.
- Immigrant rights organizers in Seattle created an online fundraiser to provide financial assistance to DACA beneficiaries who need to submit their renewal application before October 5th. To apply, fill out this form.
- Appleseed, “Protecting Assets and Child Custody in the Face of Deportation."
- Women’s Refugee Commission, Resources for families facing deportation.
- CLINIC’s 50-State Resource on Emergency Planning for Immigrant Families.
Litigation challenging DACA rescission
- California and Three Other States File Lawsuit Challenging DACA Rescission (California v. DHS, 9/11/17).
- University of California Files Lawsuit Challenging DACA Rescission (Regents of the University of California v. DHS, 9/8/17).
- States File Lawsuit Challenging DACA Rescission (New York v. Trump, 9/6/17).
- DACA Recipient Challenges Revocation of DACA Program in District Court (Batalla Vidal et al. v. Baran et al., 9/5/17).
What can I do now?
Join the fight and use your voice! United We Dream has provided some great action steps you can take!
- Sign this urgent petition to push back the October 1 deadline.
- Call Congress members to support immigration youth and the Dream Act.
- Tweet at Congress.
- Attend an event near you.
- Share you story here.
- Create petitions using this template and sign ones such as this.
Visit www.weareheretostay.com for more information.