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August 2013

Deferred Action Success Story

Yesterday one of my pro-bono DACA cases was approved. I had the privilege of telling the applicant first and hear the surprise and happiness they felt at the news. This applicant is an excellent student, a leader, and was accepted at a top university. Yet they still lived in fear and with the stress of not being able to work. This case reminded me of what this blog is all about and why I do what I do. This student will be able to begin college next year with a better chance to succeed.

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Ayer uno de mis casos de acción diferida fue aprobado. Yo tuve el privilegio de dar la noticia primero y escuchar la sorpresa y felicidad que sentía el estudiante al escuchar la noticia. Esta persona es un estudiante excelente, un líder, que pudo matricularse en una de las mejores universidades en su estado. Pero todavía vivía bajo miedo y estrés por no poder trabajar y ayudarle a su familia. Este caso me recuerda de lo que significa este blog y porque hago lo que hago. Este estudiante ahora podrá empezar sus cursos universitarios en año próximo con mejores oportunidades para sobresalir.

DACA & Unlawful Presence Waiver

Check out the Deferred Action (DACA) page for immigration forms and the new Unlawful Presence Waiver page regarding the I-601 Provisional Waiver of Unlawful Presence for resources.

Make the Most of Your Summer

Summer is still here and its not too late to get out there and volunteer! Volunteering some of your time is not only self-rewarding, but can also greatly boost your college and scholarship applications! Visit your local library, animal shelters, religious organizations, community gardens, and food banks to find out how you can donate some of your time.

DACA -One Year Today

DACA is one year old today! Check out the National Immigration Law Center for DACA informational materials  http://www.nilc.org/dacaworkplacerights.html#currentjob

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