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  • October 9, 2017 - Recent Changes on Immigration

    Recently there have been changes on immigration from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that affect the Illinois community. 

  • DACA update

    Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA)

    On October 5, 2017, the US Citizen and Immigration Services stopped receiving DACA renewal applications. Individuals with DACA and associated work authorization that expire after March 5, 2018, are no longer eligible to submit a renewal request. However, their current DACA and work authorization will remain valid until they expire, unless otherwise terminated or revoked. 

  • September 5, 2017 - Federal Government Announcement on DACA Program

    On Tuesday, September 5, the Trump administration announced it is rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy, with a six-month wind-down that would give Congress time to preserve it in some form.