Resources on the Future of DACA
What can I do?
Join the fight and use your voice!
Action steps from United We Dream
- 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.
Additional resources for action
- Action steps from Asian Americans Advancing Justice.
- DACA Resources for Colleges & Universities (Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities).
- Undocublack Network.
What you need to know about the recision of DACA
- National Immigration Law Center and United We Dream, USCIS and DACA Renewal Applications: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
- National Immigration Law Center, ALERT: Court Orders the Department of Homeland Security to Allow Individuals with DACA to Apply to Renew It
- National Immigration Law Center and United We Dream, DACA Stats and Facts
- National Immigration Law Center, What can you do if your DACA renewal was rejected as not having been filed on time.
- CLASP, DACA Has Been Rescinded.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.
CLASP resources on the Dream Act
- Blog post, "Dreamers Can't Wait"
- Blog post, "Children and Youth Stuck in Limbo while Congress Fails to Act"
- Expanding the Dream: Engaging Immigrant Youth and Adults in Postsecondary and Adult Education
- See our letter to Congress with over 320 children and youth organizations urging immediate passage of the Dream Act of 2017
- CLASP statement on the Dream Act of 2017
- 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.
- 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).