The United States Citizenship Immigration Services began accepting Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) applications on August 15, 2012. Through March 31, 2014, the agency approved 553,197 DACA applications. Out of those, 4,429 came from Minnesota. As DACA turns two years old, we have much to celebrate and much left to do—including ensuring applicants timely request renewal so their DACA status does not lapse. The purpose of this tip is to raise awareness around initial and renewal DACA applications. Read more >>

Submitted by: Claudia Vincze Turcean, VLN Robina Fellow

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