This is great news for students who have Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals or are undocumented. Now they will have the opportunity to obtain scholarships for their studies. For more information go to: https://mydocumentedlife.org/2016/09/12/scholarships-open-to-undocumented-students/
Es muy buena noticia para los estudiantes que tienen acción diferida para los llegados en infancia e indocumentados. Ahora tendrán la oportunidad de conseguir becas para sus estudios. Para más información vaya a https://mydocumentedlife.org/2016/09/12/scholarships-open-to-undocumented-students/
Scholarship Sharing and Dreamers of Virginia will be hosting College Aid Seminars for Latino DREAMers and DACA students, and their families on Tuesday, June 23, 2015 from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT), in Arlington, VA . The event will be targeted towards High School students, as well as currently enrolled undergraduates throughout Virginia and DC.
The English presentation will be from 3-6 pm, and the Spanish presentation will be from 6-9 pm.
The event will focus on highlighted topics such as:
– Scholarships for Undocumented and DACA Students
– Applying for In-State Tuition
– Ways to lower on college costs
– Answering questions of attending families
For more information, please contact: Scholarshipsharing@gmail.com or call 804-577-8513.
To register: Click HERE
WHO CAN APPLY?
Current DACA recipients seeking renewal and new applicants, including individuals born prior to June 15, 1981, who meet all other DACA guidelines.
WHEN CAN I APPLY?
USCIS will begin accepting requests for expanded DACA on February 18, 2015.
DO I QUALIFY?
— Allows individuals born prior to June 15, 1981, to apply for DACA (removing the upper age restriction) provided they meet all other DACA guidelines.
— Requires continuous residence in the United States since January 1, 2010, rather than the prior requirement of June 15, 2007.
— Extends the deferred action period and employment authorization from 2 years to 3 years.
— Takes off the age restriction for undocumented young people who arrived here before January 1, 2010.
As part of President Obama’s new administrative action on immigration, DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) has been expanded.
More DREAMers and young people will be eligible for DACA. Plus, the period of DACA and work authorization is extended from 2 years to now 3 years.
The expanded DACA program will allow an estimated 300,000 additional individuals who came to the U.S. as children to qualify. Under the current program, DACA is limited to individuals who entered before June 15, 2007 and who were born on or after June 16, 1981.Under the expanded program, new DACA-eligible immigrants will be able to qualify if they entered before January 1, 2010 regardless of their age.
For more information visit: http://www.uscis.gov/immigrationaction#daca