Consulate of Mexico in Salt Lake held free consultations to commemorate the first ten years of DACA

As part of the tenth anniversary of Deferred Action (DACA), the Mexican Consulate in Salt Lake held the DACA Day event, where they provided free advice to beneficiaries.

June 15 marked the tenth anniversary of the speech by then President Barack Obama, in which he announced the creation of a policy that would protect Dreamers, young people who were raised in the United States, but do not have legal permission to live in the country. .

DACA offered young people the opportunity to have a permit that protected them from being deported, and to obtain employment authorization in order to work legally. The requirements at that time were: undocumented immigrants under 31 years of age as of June 15, 2012, who arrived in the country before the age of 16 and who had lived in the United States since at least 2007.

In this sense, on June 11, the Salt Lake Consulate held DACA Day, where immigration attorneys offered free steelworks services, and support for filling out forms I-821D, I-765 and I-765WS, required for DACA renewal.

This event offered free support to Mexican men and women who presented valid identification, previous DACA permit. In addition, it provided financial support to partially cover the $495 fee for the renewal of the DACA permit, the only requirement was to present a Mexican passport.

Learn more about the consulate's upcoming events at the following link: https://twitter.com/ConsulMexSal

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