DACA Decision Dates and Virtual Town Hall
With the Supreme Court of the U.S. deciding on DACA soon, we want to support you and keep you informed. Below are possible dates of the ruling along with the dates of our Virtual Town Hall meeting on Zoom to discuss the decision and its possible consequences.
|SCOTUS DACA Decision Date|
(these are estimated dates and subject to change)
|DACA Virtual Town
A registration link will be announced on the day of the decision.
|Monday, May 18||Tuesday, May 19 | 11:30 a.m.|
|Tuesday, May 26||Wednesday, May 27 | 11:30 a.m.|
|Monday, June 1||Tuesday, June 2 | 11:30 a.m.|
|Monday, June 8||Tuesday, June 9 | 11:30 a.m.|
|Monday, June 15||Tuesday, June 16 | 11:30 a.m.|
|Monday, June 22||Tuesday, June 23 | 11:30 a.m.|
|Monday, June 29||Tuesday, June 30 | 11:30 a.m.|
Immigration Legal Services Project
Schedule your DACA renewal appointment with CARECEN using their online system: CARECEN-LA College Legal Services.
- Click the "Book Now" button
- Select the Santa Monica College tab
- Select first-time appointment (for DACA renewals, etc.)
For now, they have Mondays available for SMC students through their online system. Appointments may be conducted via video chat during the current social-distancing mandate.
Legal services through this agency are FREE for SMC students, staff, and faculty and includes DACA renewals, general consultation, and more!
DACA Legal Services Providers
The California Department of Social Services (CDSS) funds qualified non-profits to provide free legal services for low-income individuals. The following organizations provide DACA renewal assistance. Assistance with USCIS DACA renewal filing fees may also be available. Services are not guaranteed. You must contact the organization directly to inquire about service availability.
The following are some resources for students who are immigrants:
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