Aug 2020 USCIS Update: The US Citizenship & Immigration Service (USCIS) Honolulu Application Support Center (ACS) reopened on July 27, 2020. If your appointment was cancelled due to its temporary closure, you should automatically receive a notice to reschedule your ASC appointment, or a notification of biometrics reuse. If you do not receive either within 90 days of ACS reopening, please call 800-375-5283. Please check the USCIS COVID19 Response page for more current updates.

Also (USCIS Aug 2020 Update): The production of Employment Authorization Documents (Form 1-766) has been delayed due to COVID-19. If you received a Form I-797, Notice of Action, dated December 1, 2019 through and including August 20, 2020, you may use that Notice to establish employment authorization (as a Form I-9, List C #7 document) through December 31, 2020. 

October 2, 2020 USCIS Fee Increases! Visit TLC’s facebook or instagram sites and www.ilrc/uscis-fee-increases-effective-october-2-2020 for more info.

DACA Resources

Please visit for more information and resources. If you are a DACA recipient in Hawai’i seeking help with your status or application, please contact The Legal Clinic. 808-777-7071. You can also reach out to the University of Hawaii’s Refugee & Immigration Law Clinic for assistance.

Resources for those in need during COVID19:

Please visit the TLC CARES web page with multilingual resources here.

Aloha United Way Rent COVID-19 Relief Housing Assistance Program


Immigration Eligibility for Public Programs During COVID-19 (from Protecting Immigrant Families’ website).

Center for Disease Control COVID19 info in many languages

Public Charge rule : Please see our article on the federal Public Charge rule change, that may negatively impact thousands of immigrants in Hawai‘i who are eligible for permanent residency status. See also: and

Hawaiʻi’s Guide for Immigrant Youth: Check out this useful new resource! If you are living in Hawaiʻi, and are a young immigrant or a COFA/Micronesian citizen, this handbook can help you identify important resources and benefits–such as medical care, education, and work opportunities!

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