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Year Hadn: Childhood Arrivals and Registration Fee

year hadn: Park worked as a private tutor, and money was tight in the late spring and summer months when school was out, according to Toronto Star. He figured he could re-enrol at the end of the year the rules of the program allowed people to renew lapsed registrations as long as a full year hadn't passed. While he knew the significance of the protection he received under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, he had one problem he didn't have the money to pay the 495 registration fee required to renew his participation in the program for two more years. Read more U.S. District Court Judge permanently blocks Trump's order to cut funding for sanctuary cities Article Continued Below High school and college DACA recipients march on Capitol Hill Immigration activists call out Pelosi over DACA deal with Trump We are not your bargaining chip'In September, though, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the Trump administration is phasing out the program. I had planned to renew it but Trump did not give me enough notice, Park said at a news conference Tuesday. Those who were enrolled in the program would be eligible to file for one last two-year extension if their registration was close to expiring. react-empty 159 But those like Park, whose registration had lapsed, were barred from renewing. ( As reported in the news.