If you are a DACA recipient and your DACA is set to expire, you will need to renew it and you will need specific DACA renewal supporting documents. The renewal process can be tricky, especially if you don’t have all the right documents. In this blog post, we will list the most important documents you need in order to renew your DACA. Keep in mind that each case is different, so if you are unsure about whether or not you have all the required documents, it is best to contact an immigration lawyer for assistance.
You must meet requirements before you renew
You can only renew DACA if you meet the same requirements you met when you applied. This means that you must:
-Be under the age of 31 as of June 15, 2012
-Arrived in the United States before your 16th birthday
-Lived in the United States continuously since June 15, 2007
-Be currently enrolled in school, have graduated from high school or obtained a GED certificate, or be
If your situation has changed and you do not meet the requirements, you should consult an attorney for help with alternate solutions to avoid deportation. You should also check the USCIS requirements regularly in case there have been changes to requirements since we published this.
DACA renewal supporting documents
If you qualify, you should prepare yourself with DACA renewal supporting documents and contact an experienced attorney to help you with the process. You will need documents such as:
-Proof of continuous residence in the United States since 2007
-Form I-94, Arrival/Departure Record
-Passport style photos
-Evidence of educational enrollment or graduation
-Any other documentation that proves you meet the DACA renewal requirements listed above
You can contact us if you have questions about DACA, requirements, and DACA renewal supporting documents. Our immigration attorneys are experienced in DACA renewals and can help you determine what documents you need. Schedule a consultation today to get started on your DACA renewal.
You have a limited window to renew
Please note that DACA recipients who are eligible for renewal must submit their request between 150 and 120 days before their current period of deferred action expires. If you fail to submit your request within this window, you will need to reapply for DACA and meet all initial DACA requirements. For this reason, it is important to start gathering your DACA renewal supporting documents as soon as possible so that you can submit your request on time. Our immigration attorneys can help you determine what documents you need and assist with the DACA renewal process. Contact us today.