Make the Road New York

Make the Road New York is currently offering scholarship grants for DACA renewal. The scholarship requires a 500-700 word essay. Funding is based on income. Limited emergency funding is also available but is given on a case by case basis. Steps to take: Call the office to make an appointment. During the appointment, a screening will be done to verify if you are eligible for funding. If you have done your DACA application at a different location, you must bring it in to the appointment.  


Bushwick Brooklyn 301 Grove Street Brooklyn, NY 11237 T: (718) 418-7690 

Jackson Heights Queens 92-10 Roosevelt Avenue Jackson Heights, NY 11372 T: (718) 565-8500

161 Port Richmond Avenue Staten Island, NY 10302 T: (718) 727-1222

Brentwood Long Island 1090 Suffolk Avenue Brentwood, NY 11717 T: (631) 231-2220

White Plains Westchester County 46 Waller Ave White Plains, NY 10605 T: (914) 948-8466

Mercy Center Bronx: Receptionist stated that they will begin helping people with DACA renewal starting December 3rd. However, you may call and try to set an earlier appointment date. Location: 332 E 149th Street 8th floor Bronx, NY 10451. Phone number: 1718-942-9815

New Economy NYC: Contact Cynthia via email: In the email provide best phone number to reach you and what borough you live in and when your DACA expires. Cynthia will then connect you to CUNY Citizenship Now and you will be given an appointment with Monique or Estelle Bouazi. For the appointment please bring in proof of income (if unemployed please state that). At the appointment you will be connected with The New Economy Project.

*TO RENEW DACA (I-765 & I-821D) BRING:

See more information on DACA renewals (English and Spanish).

  1. Work Authorization
  2. Social Security Card
  3. (if applicable) Deportation order or criminal disposition dated after your first application
  4. 2 passport style photos 
  5. Cost for immigration money order $495 (unless you’re applying for the scholarship)
  6. If you filed your first application elsewhere, please bring it/all materials you used to file with you



**TO APPLY FOR THE HF DACA RENEWAL SCHOLARSHIP. You can qualify for the Hispanic Federation DACA Renewal Scholarship ($495 sent directly to USCIS) if you renew through NMCIR, bring the scholarship materials (including the 500-700 word essay) with you to your appointment, and can demonstrate financial need. To do this, you must:

  1. Complete Scholarship Application 
  2. Bring evidence of financial need (see application for details) 
  3. Write and bring a 500-700 word essay (see application for details)