What you need to know about DACA

Federal courts have ruled that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) must continue to accept renewal applications for DACA. However, USCIS will NOT ACCEPT initial DACA applications at this time. To find the latest news, click here.

Since the inception of the DACA program, Alliance San Diego has stood in solidarity with Dreamers and during this time of turmoil, we will continue to stand with you. Please note, as the legal battle moves forward, this information may change and we will keep you updated. Alliance San Diego is providing you with various resources to keep you in the know. If you have questions, we have answers! You can also attend one of our FREE events for more information.


See answers to the most frequently asked questions about DACA such as eligibility, work permits, SSNs, and advanced parole. 


Attend one of our FREE informational sessions to learn about the latest on DACA, other forms of immigration relief, know your rights and family preparedness.


Sign up for our Dreamer newsletter to get the latest updates on the program. 


Other Resources


Don’t know what to do when approached by immigration officials? Click here to know your rights.


Important resources from the Immigrant Legal Resource Center.

College financial aid. Learn about about important resources.



Border Dreamer Itzel Maganda embarks on an emotional journey to her home country of Mexico on advanced parole to visit a place she only remembers in her dreams. Watch as she explores a country she barely knows, and meets with deported veterans and deported moms in the border city of Tijuana, before returning to her home in San Diego.