Know What This Means
- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will no longer accept new applications for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
- People currently enrolled in DACA will be able to continue working until their permits expire
- People whose DACA permits expire between September 5, 2017 and March 5, 2018, may file for a two-year renewal by October 5, 2017
- DHS will continue to adjudicate DACA applications that were filed prior to September 5, 2017
Know Your Legal Options
Legal consultations with qualified immigration legal service providers can help you understand your options.
- Call (312) 660-1370 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a legal consultation at NIJC’s offices in Chicago and Indiana
- NIJC will offer free DACA Renewal Clinics on September 21 and 26 for people whose DACA expires between September 5, 2017, and March 5, 2018. Register and view calendar of clinics as more are scheduled.
- Attend an NIJC Legal Information Session. View calendar of information sessions.
- Organize an NIJC legal information session for your community. Request a session.
Know You Are Not Alone
Many people in the community stand with you. Join a movement that supports immigrant rights. Be part of local and/or national efforts to build community and empower immigrants, including: