Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
Effective December 7, 2020, USCIS will accept first time requests for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA); accept applications for advance parole for DACA applicants; continue to accept DACA renewal applications; and extend the grant of deferred action for 2 years and issue employment authorization documents for 2 years. USCIS has indicated that it will take the appropriate steps to provide one year extensions to those who only received the one year grant of deferred action. Anyone who needs assistance can call our hotline at (702) 386-1070, ext. 1750.
Temporary Protected Status (TPS)
Venezuela has been designated for Temporary Protected Status. Venezuelan nationals who have been residing in the U.S. continuously as of March 8, 2021 may be eligible for TPS. TPS would allow you to remain in the U.S. legally and obtain an employment authorization document valid through September 9, 2022. If you’d like more information, please contact our immigration hotline at (702) 386-1070, ext. 1750 or ext. 1756 (Spanish).
The Department of Homeland Security has announced that TPS for individuals from El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, Nicaragua, Nepal and Sudan has been extended until October 4, 2021. Anyone who wants a new employment authorization document that reflects the expiration date of October 4, 2021 may do so. If anyone has questions or needs assistance, they can contact our office at (702) 386-1570 ext. 1750 (English) or ext. 1756 (Spanish).