DACA Updates—Evolving and Advanced Issues

Thursday July 25

  • By: AILA
  • Time: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • CLE Credit
  • Location:
    This event takes place telephonically.
    Webinar/Teleseminar, United States

On August 15, 2012, USCIS began accepting applications for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Various studies and reports show that as many as 1.76 million undocumented immigrants potentially qualify for relief from deportation through this program. As of March 31, 2013, 488,782 applications have been accepted for processing and --of those --268,361 have been approved. This seminar will provide an update on the DACA program.

  • Processing Updates --Current Data, USCIS Processing Reports and Transfer of Cases
  • Key Tips for Tackling and Avoiding RFEs
  • Navigating Sticky Criminal Background Issues
  • Alternatives and Ancillary Issues to DACA
  • The Role of the Counselor
  • Post-DACA Issues --Driver's License, Enrolling for College, and Advance Parole


  • Daniel Shanfield, San Jose, CA
  • Patrick Taurel, AIC DACA Legal Services Fellow, Washington, DC
  • Erich C. Straub, Milwaukee, WI

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Tuition Assistance:
Full and partial tuition assistance will be offered to participants based on need and availability for all audio and web seminars. Please complete the tuition assistance application for consideration.

  • CLE Credit Comments: AILA will file for CLE and specialized credit in all jurisdictions with mandatory CLE and specialized requirements. More details about specific approvals will be available here closer to the seminar date.