On September 5, 2017, the Trump administration announced that it is ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program implemented by the Obama administration.
It does not automatically end DACA status for anyone and current DACA documents are valid until the
This includes the ability to work as authorized or drive in Michigan. Applications
and renewal applications that were pending at the time of the announcement will still be processed.
Until October 5, 2017, the Department of Homeland Security will accept renewal applications for
those whose status expires between September 5, 2017 and March 5, 2018, but any renewal
applications received after October 5, 2017 will be rejected. Those whose DACA status expires
after March 5, 2018 will not be allowed to renew.