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DACA Dreamer Renewal Sponsorship

My word of 2020 is ‘Intentional’ and my goal is to be intentional with all aspects of my life, especially money. This year I’d like to sponsor a DACA Dreamer’s renewal fee of $495. If you or someone you know would make the perfect candidate for this sponsorship, I’d love to hear from you!


To help me select the perfect candidate for this sponsorship, submit a short essay that includes the following:

  1. Tell me about yourself
  2. Describe your financial hardship and need for this sponsorship
  3. In what ways has becoming a DACA recipient affected you?
  4. What are your top three accomplishments
  5. What do you envision doing in the next 5 years?

Deadline to Apply is June 30, 2020

Submission Form

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What is DACA?

It stands for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Meaning, you were brought into the country illegally before you had awareness of what was happening or before being able to give consent regarding the decision.

When was DACA passed?

President Barack Obama announced the executive order on June 15, 2012.

What does DACA do?

DACA allows approved individuals to become eligible for work permits for two year period with a chance at renewal upon expiration date. However, DACA does not have a pathway to citizenship.

Difference between DACA and The Dream Act

The Dream Act is an American legislative proposal for a multi-phase process for qualifying alien minors in the United States that would first grant conditional residency and, upon meeting further qualifications, permanent residency.

Renewal Fees

The The fee to request consideration of deferred action for childhood arrivals, including employment authorization and biometric services, is $495, and cannot be waived. Use our Fee Calculator to help determine your fee.

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Valery Vargas

Valery is a 30 something millennial, Latina, entrepreneur at heart, first time mama, real estate investor, bookworm, board game enthusiast, and dreamer.



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