DACA has new life! | Department of Political Science

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December 10, 2020

DACA has new life!

Quote from the Dallas Morning News, lead story, December 8, 2020: "…U.S. District Court in NY has fully restored the 8-year old program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA…(the court) ordered the Department of Homeland Security to post public notice by Monday - including on its website and the websites of all other relevant government agencies - to ACCEPT FIRST - TIME (DACA) APPLICATIONS AND TO ENDURE THAT WORK PERMITS ARE VALID FOR TWO YEARS."



Financial Resources

• TAFSA/FAFSA (Spanish and English)*TAFSA is available for students who qualify for TX SB1528 (allows undocumented students to enroll as in-state students in TX)

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Resources for DACA Students and immigrant students

• Dreamer Resource Guide https://www.unt.edu/daca

• New DACA applications, extension of renewals to 2 years, advance parole announced Dec 8, 2020 https://www.uscis.gov/i-821d