Skip to content

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

“DACAmented” refers to someone who has successfully applied for DACA benefits and is in possession of a federally-issued employment authorization card. As of the announcement on September 5th 2017, the State department will no longer grant Advanced Parole to students under the DACA program. 

Education Abroad advisors cannot assist with Advance Parole applications. Immigration attorney resources: The organization We Own the Dream, or CU Student Legal Services, or

For any questions, please contact the CU Boulder Education Abroad Coordinator for Diversity & Access.

DACAmented students may be eligible to apply for the Hispanic Scholarship Fund and other Scholarships. Visit Finances > Scholarships.

IMPORTANT:  The information on this page is not intended to constitute legal advice and should not be relied upon as such. It is the responsibility of the student to ensure compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and policies.

PLEASE NOTE:  Re-entry back into the US cannot be guaranteed by the University, and the University makes no warranties or representations with respect to successful re-entry, even with advance parole authorization and approval of the education abroad program from the education abroad office.  Students must assess and assume the risks associated with re-entry, and are strongly encouraged to discuss re-entry with their legal counsel.