DACA Station

Description: Participants will visit the DACA Station if the Legal Team Station determines that the participant is eligible for DACA. The volunteers will help applicants complete the DACA portion of the application.

Application: The volunteers will go through and discuss each and every question as the participant fills in the DACA application form. The volunteer should not fill out or complete any portion of the application because the volunteer would then be considered a preparer. If the volunteer or participant has any legal questions, they should always ask an attorney or BIA Rep.

Supporting Documents: The volunteers will also help determine which evidentiary documents should be submitted with the application. The volunteer will make copies of all the evidentiary documents once they have been assembled and complete a DAPA Cover Page (below). If the participant was unable to bring all his or her evidentiary documents, the volunteer should note which documents the participant will need to collect on the Incomplete DAPA Application Handout.

Staff: 2–4 volunteers. We recommend that volunteer work in teams of two so that one volunteer can focus on the application and one volunteer can focus on the evidentiary documents.

For a more detailed explanation, click here: PDF iconDACA Station Guide.pdf

Sample Materials

USCIS DACA Instructions: The new DACA instructions are not yet available. We hope the guidelines and instructions will be available in the near future.

USCIS DACA Application: The new DACA Application is not yet available. We hope it will be available in the near future. 

DACA Application Cover Page: Each applicant should submit a cover page with his or her application. The cover page can be filled in by hand or typed if possible. The generic table of contents should reflect the applicant's supporting document page numbers. 

For a sample DACA Application Cover Page, click here: PDF iconDACA Application Cover Page.pdf.

Incomplete DAPA Application Handout: Some applicants may not be able to complete their application at the clinic because they are missing information or do not have all their supporting documents. The volunteers should record any information or documents that the applicant needs before sending the application to USCIS. 

For a sample Incomplete DACA Application Handout, click here: PDF iconIncomplete DACA Application Handout.pdf.