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Hello everyone,

 

I’m helping my Brother in law file the application for DACA. He came to US when he was 3 years old and meet every requirement for the I-821D form. My question is Does he really need a lawyer? Is it risky to file without Lawyer? My brother in law is not a hard case since he has no ticket, no felony, no nothing and he got his GED and he never left the US. I read instruction so many times and I feel like we don’t really need a Lawyer for his case. Even when I did my AOS I did it myself without lawyer. So I just wanna ask around, does anyone file i-821D without a lawyer and how it goes?

 

thank you so much, I really appreciated 

 

Nutta L

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Is this a DACA renewal?  If so, you should probably be able to file without a lawyer.  If this is a first-time application, he's out of luck, since they are not accepting new, first-time-ever DACA applications.

Edited by jan22

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USCIS stopped accepting NEW applications in 2017

 

https://www.uscis.gov/i-821d

 

USCIS is not accepting requests from individuals who have never before been granted deferred action under DACA. See Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals: Response to January 2018 Preliminary Injunction for more information.

 

He may be eligible for a spousal visa , if he is married,  but will need to overcome bars with a waiver.


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Thank you everyone, Yes I just found out that they stop accepting new applicant... 😭 

His family is US citizenship accept him and he is 24 years old. Which way is the best way to help him legalize his status in the US? Please give me a suggestion 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

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Leave US and go back to home country. Citizen parents would then submit a paperwork for visa.  It will be a long wait 7yrs if stays unmarried. 

 

If he came legally to US and passed through inspection then he could adjust status via marriage to US citizen.

 

No other option that I can see!!!


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They would also need to file a waiver for illegal presence.

 

Makes you winder why he waited so long.


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