Protest in support of DACA (against its rescission) at Trump Tower in New York City. • Photo by Rhododendrites

Mission Asset Fund (MAF) is offering free DACA renewal scholarships. Due to the urgent DACA deadline, Mission Asset Funds has received enough funding to cover every DACA renewal in the United States for free.

To apply for a scholarship, visit LC4DACA.org and MAF will send a check already written out to United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) for payment of DACA renewal. Those interested should apply for the scholarship as soon as possible since the deadline to renew DACA is October 5 for eligible participants. It is important to note that this is not a loan and no one will be asked to pay the money back.

MAF is committing to sending the scholarship through priority mail within 48 hours of receiving your DACA renewal scholarship application, if eligible. Scholarship applications must be fully completed; MAF asks that every question be answered.

If you have any concerns about your DACA renewal, legal clinics are available to help you with your application. You can find a list for Washington state here: https://www.nwirp.org/options-after-daca-community-forums/ and http://www.seattle.gov/iandraffairs/programs/daca#top. Complete your DACA renewal application (with help from a legal clinic) if your DACA expires on or before March 5 to be eligible for a renewal. If you are eligible, apply for  a free DACA renewal scholarship at LC4DACA.ORG. Send your application to USCIS before October 5 according to your state here: https://www.uscis.gov/i-821d-addresses

WASHINGTON: If you have any questions about this process or problems during your application, please email 21 Progress at [email protected]. If you are outside of Washington state, please contact MAF directly: (888) 274-4808

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