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DACA Resources as Deadline to Apply Approaches

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    NBC10's Pamela Osborne evaluates the issues people face as the DACA deadline approaches.

    (Published Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017)

    NBC10 and Telemundo62 hosted a live, informational phone bank to answer viewer questions about the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program on Thursday, Sept. 28.

    The phone bank took calls from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. featuring experts from local organizations to provide free, confidential advice and counsel to local callers.

    Participating organizations included CEIBA, Juntos, Nationality Services Center and the Mexican Consulate in Philadelphia.

    What is DACA?

    NBC10 and Telemundo62 Host DACA Phone Bank

    [PHI] NBC10 and Telemundo62 Host DACA Phone Bank

    As DACA recipients share common fears and questions, NBC10 and Telemundo62 have teamed up to host an informational phone bank to answer common questions. NBC10's Lauren Mayk spoke to one young woman who says she wants to be an American, and will do what it takes to make that happen.

    (Published Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017)

    Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) was implemented in 2012 by the Obama administration. Since then, thousands of undocumented immigrants who were brought into the U.S. by their parents under the age of 16 have applied for, been vetted, and approved for DACA. With the deadline for DACA, October 5, quickly approaching, it is important for everyone to be informed and aware of the application process.

    Many organizations are offering legal services and DACA details that people need to apply or find out if they qualify. Remember, the deadline for applications is October 5.

    List of resources:

    The Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ilrc) has many resources to help those wanting to apply for DACA.

    Do you know if qualify for DACA? Find out with Immi’s online interview.

    Find a list of links, toolkits, guides, references and other information pertinent to DREAMers on THEDREAM.us.

    DACA Deadline Puts Young Immigrants in Jeopardy

    [PHI] DACA Deadline Puts Young Immigrants in Jeopardy

    Young people who weren't born in America but know no other country fear they could have their protections taken away. NBC10's Laruen Mayk reports.

    (Published Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017)

    Need legal help? They can help you find legal assistance.

    All of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services forms for DACA can be found here.

    In March 2017, the Mexican Consulate opened legal aid centers, where they receive people, give them information and legal advice, and refer them to an organization that can help further with job placement. 

    Young Immigrants Fear Deportation as DACA Program Ends

    [PHI] Young Immigrants Fear Deportation as DACA Program Ends

    Young immigants living in the United States under the DACA program fear potential deportation as it expires. NBC10's Lauren Mayk talks with one young student uncertain about his future.

    (Published Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017)