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STATEMENT: Do not wait, renew your DACA now! Federal district court to rule soon

By July 30, 2018October 9th, 2018No Comments


July 30, 2018

CONTACT: Sam Yu | (National)
Jenny Seon | (Los Angeles)
Jinkyung Park | (Los Angeles)
Jeonghwa Lee | (Chicago)

Do not wait, renew your DACA now!

Federal District Court to Rule Soon

Chicago, IL – The federal district courts will announce their DACA ruling within the next two to three weeks. This means, DACA renewals may stop as soon as the end of August. It is important for those who have DACA that are set to expire in one year to renew immediately. DO NOT WAIT.

If you need assistance, please contact NAKASEC & Affiliates, the Korean Resource Center of Southern California, HANA Center of Greater Chicago, and NAKASEC VA. NAKASEC & Affiliates provide free DACA legal service. We would like to note that you do not need to be near one of our offices to call and receive free legal services.

To receive services from KRC, call directly at 323-937-3718 (ext. 4) or make a service request online at For low-income applicants, KRC provides financial aid to cover the USCIS filing fee of $495.

To receive services from HANA Center, call our Chicago office at 773-583-5501 or our Northwest Illinois office at 847-520-1999.


To receive services from NAKASEC VA, email or call the NAKASEC VA office directly at 703-256-2208.


Please have the following ready before your appointment:

1. Copy of work permit

2. ID card (driver’s license and/or passport)

3. Social Security Card

4. Copy of most recent Approval Notice

5. Two 2×2 color passport-style photos

6. Application filing fee – $495 (call KRC for available financial aid)


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Founded in 1994, the National Korean American Service & Education Consortium (NAKASEC)’s mission is to organize Korean and Asian Americans to achieve social, economic, and racial justice.  NAKASEC maintains offices in Annandale, Virginia, Chicago, Illinois and Los Angeles, California. NAKASEC has affiliates in Chicago (HANA Center) and Los Angeles and Orange County (Korean Resource Center).