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Scholarship for DREAMers CUNY Special Round Scholarship for DREAMers for more information on the DREAMers scholarship and current scholars, visit



NEW: Expanded DACAOn Nov. 20, 2014, President Obama expanded the current DACA program to include   individuals who came to the U.S. at 15 years old or younger, who were not in   lawful status on June 15, 2012, who were physically present in the U.S. on Jan.   1, 2010 and continuously since, who are enrolled in school or have GED/HSE or   high school completion, and who do not have a felony, significant misdemeanor,   or 3 or more misdemeanors. This program will not begin until Feb. 18, 2015.   ***In the meantime, eligible individuals should begin gathering and organizing   documents.

NEW: Deferred Action for Parental Accountability(DAPA) – On Nov. 20, 2014, President Obama announced a new program allowing parents of lawful permanent resident and U.S. citizen children born on or before Nov. 20, 2014, who were physically present in the U.S. on Jan. 1, 2010 and continuously since, and who are not an enforcement priority for U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security, to apply for a legal work permit. This program will not begin until May 20, 2015. ***In the meantime, eligible individuals should begin gathering and organizing documents.

NEW: TPS Designated for Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone


College Guide for Immigration Parents in multiple languages

Free legal services for DACA

Resource guide on citizenship and "Who Is Eligible for In State Tuition at CUNY"pamphlet

For information about scholarships for undocumented students, visit and

For information about upcoming CUNY Citizenship Now! events for weekend Citizenship application assistance
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On Nov. 20, 2014 President Obama passed two new executive policies: Expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and Deferred Action for Parental Accountability. For more information on whether you qualify for one of these programs, visit: or

To prepare for filing under one of the new programs, you can:

  • Gather your documents (bills, school and immunization records, receipts with names and dates) from the time period needed 
  • Collect your addresses from the time period
  • Recall your entry date and location

Also, you can visit The New York Immigration Coalition's website [] for checklists and fact sheets to prepare for the new executive action programs.

The New Americans Center is assisting young people who are eligible to apply for DACA, which provides them with legal work authorization and will allow them to obtain a social security card and state identification card.  To determine whether you are eligible, click on 
Eligibility for DACA or visit U.S. Citizenship and Immigration ServicesIf you think you are eligible to apply, call the Center at (718) 368-5600 or stop by V-125 to make an appointment.

The New Americans Center (NAC) provides free immigration legal services to Kingsborough Community College and the surrounding Brooklyn communities.

The Center has an on-site attorney, paralegal and legal assistants with training and expertise in immigration law.  The staff provides legal information and guidance and assists with the filing of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival, Citizenship, and Change of Status applications.  Individual legal consultations can be scheduled to determine eligibility for immigration benefits and to provide guidance and referrals for more complex immigration matters.
The Center offers the following legal services:

General legal advice and referrals for asylum, deportation, battered spouse, and waivers
Therese McNulty, Esq.
New Americans Center Attorney
(718) 368-5787
Nyozi Fraser
Paralegal/Administrative Coordinator
(718) 368-5662
Juliana Edwards
(718) 368-5600
Paralegal/College Assistant


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