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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals 2017 Announcement

On Sept. 5, 2017, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) initiated the orderly phase out of the program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). DHS will provide a limited, six-month window during which it will consider certain requests for DACA and applications for work authorization, under specific parameters. Please visit the U.S. Citizenship and Immigrations Services website for the latest updates.


California Immigrant Guide DACA UPDATES

A compilation of DACA clinics provided by One Justice (By Region)

California Dept. of Social Services DACA Contractor Referral List

LA County's Office of Immigrant Affairs

Know Your Rights
Everyone living in the U.S. has certain basic rights under the U.S. Constitution. Undocumented immigrants have these rights, too. It is important that we all assert and protect our basic rights.

Library Record Request Forms

English Record Request Form

Your library records might assist with proof of residency as required by DACA. You can request your library record at anytime.

图书馆记录申请表 - 中文


Formulario de solicitud de registro de biblioteca

Su expediente de la biblioteca le podría asistir en comprobar su residencia para satisfacer el requisito de DACA. Favor de llenar este formulario y un representante de la biblioteca lo contactara brevemente.

The County of Los Angeles Public Library

Los Angeles County

Learn how other County departments can help you with benefits.

Department of Consumer and Business Affairs (DCBA)

City Of Los Angeles

Local Organizations

Here is a listing of other organizations that may offer additional services such as, English as a second language (ESL), financial assistance and legal assistance.

Assembly Bill (AB) 60 Driver License Program requires the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to issue an original driver license to any California resident who is unable to submit satisfactory proof of legal presence in the United States. Driver license applicants under AB 60 must meet all other qualifications for licensure and must provide satisfactory proof of identity and California residency. This means that an applicant who is undocumented can now receive a driver’s license under AB 60.

Central American Resource Center (CARECEN) - CARECEN empowers Central Americans and all immigrants by defending human and civil rights, working for social and economic justice and promoting cultural diversity.

Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAAJ) - Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles has continuously served the undocumented community with free legal services since 2012.

Public Counsel - Public Counsel will provide low-cost, high-quality, in-person consultations with experienced immigration attorneys to deferred action applicants.

Catholic Charities - Catholic Charities collaborates with diverse communities, providing services to the poor and vulnerable, promoting human dignity and advocating for social justice.

Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA) - CHIRLA launched the "Seize the Dream" program which aims to assist eligible immigrant youth and community members in applying for Deferred Action. The program provides DACA-related education and procedural assistance to thousands of applicants, families, and service providers.

Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA) - Counsel and advice in all areas of immigration law, including assistance with various immigration applications, and legal referrals.

National Immigration Law Center (NILC) - NILC engages in policy analysis, litigation, education and advocacy, to achieve this vision. NILC plays a critical role within the movement for racial, economic and social justice for low-income immigrants.

Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC) - The ILRC is a national non-profit resource center that provides legal trainings, educational materials, and advocacy to advance immigrant rights.

Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC) – CLINIC promotes the dignity and protects the rights of immigrants in partnership with a dedicated network of Catholic and community legal immigration programs.

Los Angeles Unified School district (LAUSD) - LAUSD now has a centralized process to help provide verification to those individuals who are applying for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

Administrative Relief Resource Center – The Administrative Relief Resource Center is a project of the Committee for Immigrant Reform Implementation (CIRI)

New Americans Campaign - The New Americans Campaign is a national network of legal-service providers, faith-based organizations, businesses, foundations and community leaders that is paving a better road to citizenship.