Dear Scholars and Alumni,
Unfortunately, USCIS announced yesterday that it will reject DACA renewal applications received more than 150 days before your current DACA expires.
Because USCIS is taking longer to process DACA renewal applications, it is possible that your DACA will expire before it is processed. To try to avoid this, prepare your DACA renewal application in advance of 150 days of its expiration so that you can file your application ASAP after hitting the 150 day mark.
Key things to know now
- USCIS will generally reject DACA renewal applications received more than 150 days before your current DACA expires.
- USCIS will limit renewals of DACA authorization to no more than one year but will not revoke any currently valid two-year permits.
About new applications:
- USCIS will reject all first-time DACA applications.
About Advanced Parole
- USCIS will only grant advance parole for travel outside the United States in circumstances where travel is needed to support the immediate safety, well-being or care of an immediate relative, particularly minor children.
We recommend that you continue to check the USCIS website for the latest updates. We will keep you updated on counsel from immigration lawyers.