Interested in learning more about Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)? Do you have concerns about the future of DACA or how it is impacting our community? Latinos Progresando will be hosting panel discussions in the week after the presidential election to address issues related to this policy, including the application process, the implications of the election on DACA, the concerns of people who have already filed, and the risk of legal fraud.
The panel discussions will be open to the public and we encourage anyone with questions or concerns to come listen to our experts.
This month, LP said goodbye to one of our Legal Caseworkers, Deyanira Gutierrez. After 13 years of helping local families reunite and remain strong here in Chicago, Deyanira will be moving to Houston with her husband and daughter. We would like to thank Deyanira for all her hard work over the years and her dedication to helping families stay together. Although she may be in a different state, Deyanira will always remain part of our LP family and we wish her the best of luck for the future.
As Deyanira transitions to a new home in Texas, Ambar Gonzalez will be joining our LP Legal Services team....
On August 3rd, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) officials released additional details about the process now being called deferred action for childhood arrivals.
Even though new details are available now, the applications for deferred action (lowered priority for deportation) will be accepted beginning (AND NOT BEFORE) August 15, 2012.
Applications filed before August 15, 2012 will be REJECTED.
For an update on eligibility requirements, click here.
USCIS officials made some important clarifications about the deferred action process in the August 3rd announcement,...
Latinos Progresando Calls for an End to S-Comm
Secure Communities (or S-Comm) has led to a record number of deportations—over 1 million since 2008. Latinos Progresando has partnered with organizations across the United States to demand an end to the separation of families and an end to this harmful policy. Read more.
On August 16th, Latinos Progresando joined forces with other NALACC member organizations across the United States and Presente.org for a National Day of Action, demanding an end to Secure Communities (or S-Comm, an aggressive immigration enforcement policy responsible...