Pro Bono News
Donors, state puting up funds so DACA recipients can pay their renewal fees (CA)
Friday, September 22, 2017
- Southern California Public Radio
Donors, state puting up funds so DACA recipients can pay their renewal fees
"Some young immigrants facing an Oct. 5 deadline to renew work permits and deportation protection under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or DACA program are receiving help to pay their $495 renewal fees.
On Friday morning, young people crowded a meeting room at the Koreatown office of Public Counsel, a pro bono legal firm, to get legal help filling out the renewal forms. A private donor who asked for anonymity put up $50,000 that will cover almost all of the DACA recipients' renewal costs..."