Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Update
On December 7, 2020 the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued an update regarding Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).
In accordance with a December 4, 2020 order from a U.S. District Court, effective December 7, 2020, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is:
- Accepting first-time requests for consideration of deferred action under DACA based on the terms of the DACA policy in effect prior to September 5, 2017. This means that people who have never had DACA, can now apply if they qualify.
Programs & Services
Coastside Hope provides support to clients and their families who live and work on the Coastside and are seeking permanent residency. Many of them want to become American Citizens, but find navigating the legal system can be overwhelming.