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September 14, 2017

People of ALL backgrounds, ethnicities and experiences are welcome in the 39th Ward.

On September 5, 2017, Attorney General Sessions announced that the Trump administration will be phasing out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program by March 5, 2018.

Alderman Laurino is a co-sponsor of two DACA related resolutions.

Below are some resources for individuals affected by DACA. If you have specific questions about your status or the resources available to you, please feel free to contact our office during business hours: 773 / 736 - 5594

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9/26 & 9/28: DACA - Free Know Your Rights Workshops

Free DACA Renewal Clinics

  • The National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) and its pro bono attorneys will provide free legal screenings to confirm eligibility to renew DACA and then prepare and represent in the DACA Renewal application. NIJC and pro bono attorneys will file the DACA renewal applications with USCIS before the 10/5/2017 deadline.
  • Learn more here. (PDF)

Flyer: DACA is ending: Know Your Rights (English & Spanish) - PDF

Flyers: Frequently Asked Questions for DACA Recipients