Free Event - Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Workshop

September 8, 2016

Sacramento – Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), Asian Americans Advancing Justice-LA, South Asian Network, Ferias Legales and The Law Offices of Scott Warmuth to host a free Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Workshop (DACA) on Saturday, September 24, 2016 from 8 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in Hacienda Heights.

The workshop will be held at Los Altos High School, 15325 Los Robles Ave, Hacienda Heights, CA 91745.

What:   Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Workshop (DACA)

When:   Saturday, September 24, 2016, 8 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Where:  Los Altos High School, 15325 Los Robles Ave, Hacienda Heights, CA 91745.

Link to flyer: http://sd32.senate.ca.gov/deffered-action-childhood-arrivals-daca-workshop

For more information, please call Senator Mendoza’s office at (562) 860-3202.

“This free workshop will provide area residents who came to the United States as children in need of assistance with help completing their documentation to reside lawfully and work in the United States. I want to thank Asian Americans Advancing Justice-LA, South Asian Network, Ferias Legales and The Law Offices of Scott Warmuth for their help and support in making this event possible,” said Senator Tony Mendoza.

Residents attending the workshop are required to bring the following documents:

-Current or latest foreign passport or original birth certificate with translated birth certificate (if not in  English)

-If inspected, passport upon entry, visa upon entry, and I-94

-If not inspected, immunization record, elementary school record, rental agreement and receipt, and or school/church award/certificates

-Bank statements, unofficial school transcripts, rental agreement with receipts, medical records, billing statement, transaction records from retail business, and/or church record from 2007-2015

-Proof of current enrollment in high school and or proof of Honorable Discharge from the U.S. Armed Forces

-Livescan result, court records, and FBI background check result

On June 15, 2012, the Secretary of Homeland Security announced that certain people who came to the United States as children and meet several key guidelines may request consideration of deferred action for a period of two years, subject to renewal, and would then be eligible for work authorization.

Individuals who can demonstrate through verifiable documentation that they meet guidelines will be considered for deferred action. Determinations will be made on a case-by-case basis under the guidelines set forth in the Secretary of Homeland Security’s memorandum.

For more information, please visit the following website: https://www.dhs.gov/deferred-action-childhood-arrivals

Senator Tony Mendoza, a Los Angeles native and former elementary school teacher in East Los Angeles, represents the 32nd Senate District encompassing portions of Los Angeles and Orange Counties. For more information about Senator Mendoza visit his website or follow him on Facebook and Twitter.

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