Category Archives: Deferred Action

Renewing DACA? Four Tips to Help You Avoid Problems

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was created as part of an executive order signed by President Barack Obama in 2012. When granted, DACA provides deferred action, including protection against deportation and access to a work permit. You must renew DACA to keep legal protections. Here, our Los Angeles DACA renewal attorney offers... READ MORE

A Federal Judge Orders the Trump Administration to Fully Reinstate the DACA Program—What it Means for You

On December 4th, 2020, there was another major development in DACA litigation. A federal judge ordered the full reinstatement of the program. As reported by The New York Times, Judge Nicholas Garaufis vacated the Trump Administration’s July order preventing new applicants from applying for protection. Here, our Los Angeles DACA lawyer provides an overview of... READ MORE

AP Report: Large, Quick Shift on Immigration Policy Expected Under Incoming Biden Administration

On November 10th, 2020, the Associated Press (AP) published a report noting that significant, swift changes are expected on federal immigration policy in the initial days of the Biden Administration. As President-Elect, Joe Biden is informing allies that he plans to use executive authority to roll back many of President Trump’s most controversial immigration orders.... READ MORE

Telemundo Interview: President Trump Promises New Executive Order on Immigration

On July 10th, President Trump sat down for an exclusive interview with Telemundo—North America’s largest Spanish language television network. In a sharp break from his usual anti-immigrant rhetoric and his poor record on immigrant rights, the president made big promises to help expand legal protections for people.  Among other things, the President stated his intention... READ MORE

Flight Attendant With DACA Released After Spending More than a Month in an Immigration Detention Facility

According to reporting from NBC News, Selene Saavedra Roman — a 28-year-old flight attendant from Phoenix, Arizona — has finally been released after spending more than a month in an immigration detention facility. An enrollee in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, Ms. Saavedra Roman arrived in the United States when she was... READ MORE