DHS confirms compliance with Judge Garaufis’ Order regarding DACA

As of December 7, 2020, USCIS is accepting first time DACA applicants based on the terms of the original DACA policy that was in place prior to September 5, 2017. They will also be accepting renewals and applications for advance parole. Furthermore, extensions will given to those who were granted one year grants of deferred action and employment authorization. They will now have two years. However, DHS notes that they may seek relief from the order. For more information see the full notice from DHS here -> DACA update