As new applicants begin to set their sights on initial DACA requests, there are several questions worth asking and steps worth taking to prepare productively. This guide is designed to walk community members through eligibility and process for submitting an initial application for deferred action and employment authorization. For information on submitting a renewal DACA application, please visit our full application deep dive video here.
Additional partner tools:
- United We Dream’s “Your DACA Application Checklist for 2020”
Simple checklist table for process tracking and document gathering. Downloadable in several languages!
- Immigrants Rising’s “Steps to Apply for DACA for the First Time”
This easy-to-use breakdown of the application process includes helpful tips and instructions for producing your packet for USCIS in 13 steps.
- For up-to-date resources as they relate to DACA, visit and bookmark the ILRC DACA page via https://ilrc.org/daca.