DACA Renewal Application Fees

As many of you may know, Trump announced on Tuesday he will official end the Obama-era program commonly known as DACA (Defferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). As of 9/6, the administration will no longer consider new applications, but will allow current DACA recipients to apply for a two-year renewal until October 5th. Many people are unaware that merely submitting an application costs the recipient $500. For most dreamers (as for any of us) this is a costly fee, so I am setting up this GoFundMe to help raise money to help as many recipients submit applications before the deadline with the help of my community. 

While I personally disagree with many of this administration's new policies, laws, etc., this one seemed particularly cruel. All dreamers were brought to this country by their parents without option or say. Many of them only know America as their home, and English their language. These are citizens who were in our classrooms, on our sports teams and most importnatly always part of our communities. DACA allowed them temporary legal status to work and live without fear of deporation. Let's show them our support, in the same way they have shown us theirs. 

ANY AMOUNT MATTERS! 

For more information, please visit: https://unitedwedream.org/

To hear more stories of immigrants living in NYC, please watch: http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2016/12/42-immigrant-new-yorkers-on-living-in-a-sanctuary-city.html

Bio: My name is Ariana Sisti and I am currently residing in East Village of NYC. The funds will be deposited into my personal account, then I will be writing a personal check to the Immigrant Justice Corps (http://justicecorps.org/) (pics to follow) to pay for DACA application renewals. For privacy/safety concerns, we cannot provide the names of the recipients, but if you have questions about the organization you can contact Stephanie Park (PM me for phone/email).  Application renewals start Monday at 10 AM, so I plan to withdrawal the funds then. My relationship to this cause is that one of my closest friends (Stephanie Park) is a dreamer herself, and has worked at the Immigrant Justice Corps for two years.

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  • aravindan ganesan 
    • 50 $ 
    • 38 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • 50 $ 
    • 42 mos
  • Catherine Hu 
    • 100 $ 
    • 42 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • 25 $ 
    • 42 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • 40 $ 
    • 42 mos
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Organizer

Ariana Sisti 
Organizer
New York, NY
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