You may qualify to renew your DACA through the standard renewal process if:
- You previously received DACA and it expired on or after September 5, 2016.
- Your current DACA grant expires in the next 180 days.
You may qualify to re-apply for DACA by submitting a new initial application if:
- You previously received DACA and it expired before September 5, 2016.
- Your DACA was terminated at any time.
- Individuals who have never had DACA are not eligible to apply!
- DHS is not accepting Advanced Parole applications for DACA registrants.
- The window to submit applications may be limited so those interested in renewing or re-applying for DACA are encouraged to seek trusted legal advice and prepare their application materials as soon as possible.
Full details and instructions are available on the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) website.
AVOID SCAMS AND UNAUTHORIZED SERVICE PROVIDERS!
Only a licensed attorney or U.S. Department of Justice Accredited Representative may give you immigration legal advice or assistance. Obtaining services from an unauthorized provider could put you at greater risk of negative immigration consequences or fraud.
For referrals to trusted legal services providers you can:
- Call 311 and say “ActionNYC” or “immigration” to schedule an appointment.
- Call the Office of New Americans (ONA) hotline: 1-800-566-7636 for referrals to community organizations and free legal clinics such as the City Council’s Key to the City events.
- Call trusted community organizations directly, including those that provide free legal services through City Council initiatives. Contact information can be found in the City Council’s Immigrant Resource Guide
For additional immigrant resources please visit the immigrant resources page.