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Ireri Unzueta Carrasco was denied renewed DACA because she participated in peaceful civil disobedience actions as part of the national movement to win relief for undocumented students and stop deportations. NIJC is representing Ireri in her suit against the government, challenging their claim that her civil disobedience makes her a "threat to public safety."

UPDATE: In September 2016, Ireri's DACA renewal was approved.

Agencia EFEInmigración revierte decisión y renueva DACA de activista proinmigrante de Chicago (9/30/2016)

Lawndale NewsUSCIS Approves DACA Request for Chicago Immigrant Youth (10/6/2016)


Chicago TribuneActivist sues immigration agencies over denial of deferred deportation renewal (5/25/2016)

CBS ChicagoChicago Woman Sues Homeland Security After DACA Renewal Denied (5/25/2016)

ReutersChicago immigrant claims U.S. retaliated over her activism (5/25/2016)

Chicago Sun Times (Opinion): Peaceful protester punished with threat of deportation (5/26/2016)

Democracy Now: 'Civil Disobedience is Survival': Ireri Carrasco Sues Obama Admin for Denying Her DACA Over Protests (5/27/2016)

Univision ChicagoActivista de Chicago demandará a inmigracion por negarle renovación de DACA (VIDEO) (5/25/2016)

La RazaJoven activista de Chicago Ireri Unzueta presenta demanda contra USCIS (5/25/2016)

Telemundo ChicagoNiegan acción diferida a activista pro inmigrante de Chicago (VIDEO) (5/25/2016)

Progress IllinoisUndocumented Chicago Activist To Sue Federal Immigration Agency Over DACA Denial(5/24/2016)