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Policy Awareness

Keeping the community updated on all policies relevant


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In today’s political climate, laws regarding immigration and vulnerable communities are constantly in flux. La Casa works to bring the entire community up to date on policies relevant to the families we serve, and influence these policies when possible. Visit this page to learn about immigration and other related policies.

July 30 Update:

DHS – Department of Homeland Security will reject new applications for DACA 

Please visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website for a full update on the new decision on DACA.

June 22nd Update:

National Immigrant Justice Center – Celebrating Supreme Court Decision Upholding Protection for DACA Recipients

Please click here to read over NIJC’s statement regarding the Supreme Courts Decision on DACA.

DACA – Frequently Asked Questions

Catholic Legal Immigration Center 

Please click here to see updates on DACA and resources to use for renewals and screenings.

United We Dream

Please click here to stay up to date on info you should know on renewing DACA and answers to frequently asked questions.

Informed Immigrant

Informed Immigrant has also shared their statement on the Supreme Count’s ruling on DACA along with outlining other important topics such as: Taking Care of Yourself, Staying Informed and Know Your Rights, Protesting as Undoculeaders, Family Preparedness, and Income Generation Beyond DACA. Click here to visit their website.

Policy Highlights:

Public Charge Law – DHS will implement the Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds final rule beginning on Feb. 24, 2020, including in Illinois.
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