Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
Pursuant to the July 16, 2021, order in Texas v. United States, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) is enjoined from processing initial DACA applications. The process for these applications has been paused. The Department of Justice has indicated that it will appeal the decision.
This decision doesn’t impact the processing of DACA renewal applications or requests for advance parole. USCIS will provide additional guidance in the coming days.
Temporary Protected Status (TPS)
On March 16, 2022, the Department of Homeland Security announced Afghans residing in the United States as of March 15, 2022, will be eligible for Temporary Protected Status for a period of 18 months.
The Department of Homeland Security announced Ukrainians residing in the United States as of March 1, 2022, will be eligible for Temporary Protected Status for a period of 18 months.
Anyone who needs assistance can call our immigration hotline at 702-386-1070, ext. 1750 (English) or ext. 1756 (Spanish).