Given the October 5 DACA renewal deadline set by USCIS, this renewal fee program is now closed.
For DACA recipients living in Puerto Rico or the U.S. Virgin Islands, USCIS may accept applications on a case-by-case basis after the October 5th deadline. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in receiving fee assistance and have not yet applied for renewal.
At this time, we cannot provide reimbursements to DACA recipients who already applied for renewal and paid the filing fee.
Frequently asked questions
The notice from USCIS will indicate what forms or information is needed from you. It is best to get advice from a legal services provider before sending in a revised DACA application to USCIS.
According to the USCIS website, you must submit the $495 filing fee along with three forms, including:
In the case that your application was rejected, please contact a legal services provider for advice. It’s possible that you may qualify for other forms of long-term immigration relief, so it’s important that you get screened to know your options. Immi.org is a great resource to do this and it can help get you connected with reputable legal services providers in your area.
Download our Financial Emergency Action Plan for Immigrants. This guide is an action-oriented tool that offers concrete tips and resources to help you and your family create a financial safety plan in the case of an immigration emergency.
Finally, consider applying to join a Lending Circle in your area to help you build your credit history and a financial safety net.
Yes. MAF offers a number of programs: