The Trump administration has announced a phase-out of DACA, with a short window for renewing applications. People are now applying to renew, but there are some things they should know.

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I have DACA. Can I keep my status for now?

Q.I have DACA. Can I keep my status for now?
A.

Current DACA recipients keep their deferred action status and work permits until they expire. 

Can I apply for DACA now?

Q.Can I apply for DACA now?
A.

The administration will no longer accept new DACA applications.

My DACA is about to expire. Can I renew it?

Q.My DACA is about to expire. Can I renew it?
A.

No. The Trump administration is no longer accepting renewal applications.

I have DACA. Can I still apply to travel outside the U.S.?

Q.I have DACA. Can I still apply to travel outside the U.S.?
A.

DACA recipients can no longer apply for permission to travel outside the United States (“advanced parole”).  It will be up to officials’ discretion whether to admit people who already have advance parole when they return from abroad. 

I have DACA and already have permission to travel outside the U.S. Can I still go?

Q.I have DACA and already have permission to travel outside the U.S. Can I still go?
A.

If you have an unexpired advanced parole grant, consult an immigration attorney before deciding whether to travel abroad.

I have DACA and I’m abroad and my permission to travel internationally is about to expire. What should I do?

Q.I have DACA and I’m abroad and my permission to travel internationally is about to expire. What should I do?
A.

Come home before your advanced parole expires—afterwards, you cannot enter the country.

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