Attorney seeks DACA funding
Nonprofit organization, local immigrant advocate wage effort to help young undocumented immigrants
Local immigration attorney Andrew Holley (pictured) has started a fundraising campaign to help provide subsidies for filing fees associated with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) renewal applications. The federal program shields certain young undocumented immigrants from deportation while allowing them to attend school and work here legally.
The funds are being raised through a nonprofit organization called the Friends of Immigrants in Crisis Global Resource Fund, in partnership with the North Valley Community Foundation, and will help provide funds to cover the $495 application fee with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
The Trump administration announced on Sept. 5 that DACA would be phased out. The deadline to apply for renewal is Oct. 5. To learn how to donate, visit www.tinyurl.com/nvcfdaca.