DACA is known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Its goal is to help protect eligible immigrants from deportation. It also helps them get a work permit and doesn’t expire for two years. To be eligible for DACA you must have entered the United States before you turned 16. You must have lived in the United States continuously since 2007. You also can qualify if you came to the U.S. before 2012 without documentation, or your legal status expired as of 2012.
Ken Paxton, a Texas based attorney, sent at letter asking the Trump administration to abolish the DACA program. They are asking that the program not be halted immediately however, they are asking that new applications and renewals be denied. Advocates for DACA as well as “Dreamers” held meetings with John Kelly, the Secretary of Homeland Security. The “Dreamers” are those who are protected under DACA. Many “Dreamers” are from Texas, New York, Florida, California, El Salvador, Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala.
The lawyers at Lacey & Larkin are a group of experienced professionals that can help fight for your human and civil rights. This includes anyone who has been a victim of aggression, legal abuse, censure and anything else that prevents you from being a civilian in the United States. If you have or are facing racism in the United States, you do have rights and should be represented by a qualified attorney. Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin are backed by donors and investors who advocate for human rights. The duo created the Frontera Fund which focuses on funding attorneys who fight for migrants’ human and civil rights. This is a subject that Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin know all too well. They both faced discrimination and censure at one time and have spent their careers defending their First Amendment rights. Lacey and Larkin won a settlement of over $3.5 million, allowing other attorney’s offices to fight for their clients when it comes to civil and human rights.
The Frontera Fund continues to support nonprofit organizations and charities that are fighting the fight for civil rights. Ninety-five percent of beneficiaries under DACA, study or work in the United States. This large group of people have contributed millions to universities and colleges around the world. They are respected members of society whom often times pay higher taxes. The Frontera Fund has given clients fighting these social issues a wider pool of lawyers who can successfully represent them.