CURRENT RECOMMENDATIONS

  • DACAmented students who have already received Advance Parole should consult an immigration attorney before traveling abroad.
  • Advance Parole is no longer available; pending applications will not be granted.
  • Free legal advice is available through Citizenship Now!
  • DACAmented students should monitor all changes to U.S. federal immigration policy.  The USCIS and DHS websites are reliable resources for current information.

DOES ADVANCE PAROLE GUARANTEE THAT I WON’T HAVE PROBLEMS RE-ENTERING THE COUNTRY?

  • No—even if you have already received valid Advance Parole for travel outside the United States, you should still seek advice from an immigration attorney before leaving the U.S.

 

CUNY STAFF: SUPPORTING DACA STUDENTS

  • Do not provide LEGAL advice. All DACAmented students should be referred to an attorney. Contact one of the attorneys at CUNY Citizenship Now!
  • Only students who already have Advance Parole documents have the option of studying abroad, and these students should be advised to seek advice from an immigration attorney before finalizing study abroad plans.  The same applies to students planning travel abroad for other reasons (e.g. family visits).
  • If a DACAmented student is traveling abroad, provide a phone number that you can be reached at if the student is detained by Customs and Border Patrol (CBP), so that you can confirm their reason for traveling. If needed, you can also  contact a free or low-cost legal agency on behalf of the student.
  • In case of an emergency contact Allan Wernick.