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If you currently have the right to remain in the United States under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, you have likely heard that on September 5, 2017 the Trump administration announced that it will end the program within six months.
You May Be Eligible for One Last DACA Renewal
If your DACA status expires during the six-month period between the September 5 announcement date and March 5, 2018, you can still apply for one final renewal before the program ends. Every DACA recipient whose status expires during this six-month period must submit a renewal application by October 5, 2017. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will not accept any renewal applications after October 5. This may mean that you are applying for a renewal earlier than you normally would.
If your DACA status expires after March 5, 2018 you will not be able to renew it, and your status will end.
USCIS Must Actually Receive Your Renewal, by Mail, by October 5, 2017
The October 5, 2017 deadline is the date that the USCIS must have your renewal application in its possession. If your application is put in the mail or postmarked October 5, but USCIS does not receive it until after October 5, the agency will reject your application.
You must be sure to send your renewal application far enough in advance of the deadline that the application is in its hands by October 5.