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September 5

DACA Ending – Here is what it means for you, Houston

Here is what you need to know about DACA after today’s announcement by AG Sessions: Effective immediately, the Department (USCIS):

Point One: Will adjudicate—on an individual, case-by-case basis—properly filed pending DACA initial requests and associated applications for Employment Authorization Documents that have been accepted by the Department as of the date of this memorandum. Point

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July 17

Notice: Return your DACA cards by July 30

3 year DACA Work Permit Holders Must Exchange for a New 2 Year Permit If you were issued a 3 year EAD, you must return them to the federal government in exchange for a 2 year permit. The administration is beginning the process of visiting homes of 3 year permit holders this week. Visiting over

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July 10

DACA Recipients With 3 Year EADs Must Return EAD by 7/17/15

USCIS sent a letter to DACA recipients who have not returned their three-year Employment Authorization Document (EAD), stating “USCIS must receive your EAD by 7/17/15. Failure to return the invalid EAD without good cause may affect your deferred action and employment authorization.”

On July 7, 2015, Judge Hanen in the Texas v. United States litigation

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February 9

Can I Apply for DACA if I Have a Criminal History?

I’m applying for DACA but I have a criminal history. What are the differences between significant misdemeanor, non-significant misdemeanor, and felony?

Felony

A felony is a federal, state or local criminal offense punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year.

Significant Misdemeanor

A significant misdemeanor is a misdemeanor as defined by federal law (specifically,

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February 3

USCIS to Expand DACA

USCIS will begin accepting requests for expanded DACA Beginning February 18, 2015

Back on November 20 of last year, President Obama announced a multiple executive actions to crack down on illegal immigration at the border. This was targeted to the prioritization of deporting felons not families. Furthermore, it would require many undocumented immigrants

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