Resources Relating to the Decision to End DACA

RESOURCES RELATING TO THE DECISION TO END THE DEFERRED ACTION FOR CHILDHOOD ARRIVALS

The Chief Student Services Officers Association (CSSOA) of the California Community Colleges System, along with the California Department of Social Services and the California Labor and Workforce Development Agency, have released information and a variety of resources in response to the decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

The CSSOA will be providing a variety of supports for DACA students as well as those who have family members who are impacted. The CSSOA will be organizing services in the following manner:

The California Department of Social Services (CDSS) has released a list of organizations it funds to provide pro bono legal services, including services related to DACA.

The State of California Labor and Workforce Development Agency issued the following statement that the decision to end DACA does not require employers to re-verify work authorization.

 

“With the announcement to phase out the DACA program, the California Labor and Workforce Development Agency (LWDA) and its partner departments affirm the action does not require an immediate re-verification of work authorization documents for DACA recipients.

“Any action or attempt by employers to re-investigate or re-verify work authorization documents in order to retaliate against any immigrant worker is unlawful in California.

“The Labor and Workforce Development Agency will continue to work in partnership with community leaders, worker advocates and employers to make sure DACA recipients and immigrant workers know they are covered by our state’s workplace protections.”

 

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