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September 2017  Buzz
FValdezLaw is grateful for the opportunity to provide you with the most current news, upcoming events, and issues that impact the immigrant community. Thank you for staying with us this summer.


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DACA Renewal Deadline
As the Trump Administration sends mixed signals about the fate of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals — or DACA — an upcoming deadline affects many of the program's recipients. DACA recipients whose permit expires before March 5, 2018 are encouraged to renew their permit BEFORE October 5, 2017.  Applications will not be accepted after the end of the deadline. http://bit.ly/2k2NGm7 
 

Baker Ripley -
DACA Clinics
BakerRipley will be offering free legal services at various locations Mon-Fri until October 2. (More info: http://bit.ly/2xUqUzm) For more events, check out: http://houstonimmigration.org/events 
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Photo Credit: Pin Lim - Forest Photography 

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MECA -  Ofrenda Exhibition 
Applications to build your own altar at MECA Houstons annual Ofrenda Exhibition has been extended until October 2ndSpace is limited and reserved on a first come first served basis. The Ofrenda Exhibition opening will be Friday, October 13th, from 6-8 PM. The exhibition will be on display October 9 through November 17 from 10 AM to 7 PM. 
Completed applications should be mailed to MECA attention Diana Muniz at 1900 Kane Street, Houston TX 77007 or emailed to Diana at dxmuniz@gmail.com . They can be found here:

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Calavera Rendezvous
Celebrating it’s 8th anniversary, the Calavera Rendezvous is a passionate night of culture, art, and fashion. The soiree features a silent auction, Day of the Dead-themed visual art, and an ofrenda/altar exhibition. The highlight of the evening is a themed performance which includes a “Calavera Fashion Show.”  For ages 21 and up

Pearland Chamber of Commerce 
Every first Friday of the month the Pearland Chamber of Commerce hosts a networking event for their members and to welcome new prospective members to the chamber. An FValdezLaw representative will be present to network! http://bit.ly/2fO1MD6   
 
Know Your Rights
As President Trump’s administration continues to roll out its expanded deportation priorities, we encourage everyone to remain calm while also planning. You should take steps to be prepared for any eventuality: Make a Plan

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Attention Clients:
FValdezLaw is consolidating its workspace and will no longer be occupying Room 113 at our current location, 751 Silver, Houston, Texas 77007. FValdezLaw will still meet clients by appointment at 751 Silver, Room 112, Houston, Texas 77007. As always, clients may leave documents in the lockbox now located on the door of Room 112.  
Thank you for your time and attention to this matter.