Resources for Advocates
Supporting Evidence Checklist (PDF)
A person must send evidence with the DACA application forms, to prove that he or she qualifies. This is a list of suggested documents to copy and send.
Lista de Documentos de Evidencia (PDF)
Una persona debe enviar pruebas con la aplicación de solicitud DACA, para demostrar que él o ella es elegible. Esta es una lista de los documentos sugeridos para copiar y enviar.
Can I Travel? (PDF)
This is a flyer about travel, for people with DACA.
How to Write an Affidavit (PDF)
An affidavit is a sworn document that is signed and dated. This resource explains when affidavits may be used to prove DACA eligibility. It includes sample language for an affidavit.
Guia de Afidavit (PDF)
Una declaración jurada es un documento que está firmado y fechado. Este recurso explica cuando declaraciones se pueden utilizar para probar la elegibilidad DACA. Incluye lenguaje de muestra para una declaración jurada.
How to Answer Certain DACA Application Questions (PDF)
Some of the questions on the applications submitted for DACA are more complicated than they seem, or their answers have other implications in immigration law. This is a guide to understanding the questions and answers.
New 821-D Form Instructions (PDF)
How to answer some of the questions on the revised Form 821-D (effective 9-9-13). Use this in addition to the "How to Answer Certain DACA Application Questions," above.
Fee Exemption Guide (PDF)
Most people have to pay the DACA application fees, but some people who do not earn enough money do not have to pay. This describes who qualifies for a fee exemption and how to request it.
Next Steps after Filing for DACA (PDF)
When the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has news about the application, it sends a notice in the mail. This resource explains the different kinds of notices, and what to do when a notice arrives.
Qualifying Alternative Education Programs (PDF)
There are education requirements for DACA. Some "alternative" education programs, such as GED, ESL, literacy programs, and career or vocational training meet the education requirements. This explains how to find out if an alternative program meets the requirements.
Volunteer Registration for the Own the Dream Campaign
This is a sign-up form to provide pro bono legal assistance on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) cases with the Own the Dream campaign.
DACA 101 for Legal Service Providers (Webinar)
This webinar prepares lawyers and accredited representatives to take on straightforward Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) cases. The panelists discuss DACA provisions, eligibility, evidence, the anatomy of a complete application and more.
Simple DACA Information Session (Powerpoint)
This is a powerpoint presentation that covers Frequently Asked Questions about DACA eligibility, how to apply, and more.
Travel Abroad for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Recipients (Webinar)
This webinar explains who is eligible to apply for permission to travel abroad using advance parole, legal issues to consider, how to apply for advance parole, travel logistics, and the post-travel impact on certain immigration benefits.
DACA and Other Relief Screening Questions
This is a series of screening questions to help determine possible eligibility for DACA or other immigration relief.
10 Preguntas para Determinar su Eligibilidad para DACA
Este documento es una serie de preguntas para ayudar a determinar la elegibilidad posible para la acción diferida.
Representing a DACA applicant with an Entry/Exit History
This webinar is about representing DACA applicants who have departed and reentered the United States; and how to identify disqualifying departures. It is for legal service providers with some DACA experience.
DACA Guide for Educators
This is a flyer for educators, with information about DACA and Own the Dream resources.
Got DACA, Now What?
A guide for DACA recipients on "life after DACA." By Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC) and Curran & Berger, LLP.