An Individual Who Wants to Learn About Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

On August 15, 2012, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) began accepting requests for consideration of deferred action for certain young individuals who were under the age of 31 as of June 15, 2012, and who arrived to the U.S. before the age of 16. Deferred action is a discretionary determination to defer removal action of an individual as an act of prosecutorial discretion.  If an individual is already in removal proceeding, the request …
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