DACA:Free Legal Assistance

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program allows eligible immigrants who entered the country at a young age without status to apply for work permits and temporary deferrals of deportations. There are approximately 800,000 DACA recipients; 1 in 4 DACA recipients live in rural communities.

Although not a path to permanent legal status or citizenship, DACA offers a chance for undocumented youth to come out of the shadows, strive to achieve their dreams, and increase their contributions to the social and economic vitality of our society.

CRLAF offers free legal assistance with DACA renewals and also provides critical Know Your Rights workshops to college campuses and community-based organizations throughout rural California.
For more information about upcoming workshops, how to make an appointment, and for information about scholarships for DACA renewal fees please check out our recent posts below. To talk with a member of the team, please call 916-446-7901.

September 20, 2017

In light of recent announcements about the future of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), I have compiled the following overview of the federal program. Here are eight things you should know about DACA … Continue to article.

September 14, 2017

Scholarships for DACA renewals are now available nationwide. 

Becas para renovar DACA están disponibles en todo el país

  1. Complete the online application

  2. Submit your DACA renewal forms before the October 5th deadline


  1. Completa tu aplicación en linea

  2. Entrega el formulario para renovar antes de la fecha límite (Octubre, 05)


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December 7, 2016

CRLAF's own Laura Flores-Dixit and Noe Paramo discuss the future of DACA and health care access for children from mixed status and immigrant families. (Interview in Spanish). Click here to listen to entire audio.

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