I am a newly admitted UCB transfer from a CA Community College and was denied residency for indicating an out-of-state dr. license on my Statement of Legal Residence. I was unable to apply for CA DL due to immigration documents being stolen a few years back. I am finally in the process of replacing them and obtaining a CA DL; however, it may take a few months before my request is processed by the USCIS and DMV.
Do I have a chance in appealing? I've lived, worked, payed my taxes, had bank accounts, phone bills, medical bills in CA for the last 4.5 years. Besides, I was paying in-state tuition in my Community college for 3 yrs and was qualified financial aid.
And my biggest concern: if my appeal is denied, do I still keep my right to apply again in October for the Spring semester?
There is almost always some appeal process. The question is whether you can come up with the proof in time. Definitely appeal and/or find an attorney to help you through the process.
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