Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is available for undocumented residents who came into the U.S. as children. With DACA, these residents can get work permits and deferred deportation proceedings.
You may request DACA if you:
1. Were under the age of 31 as of June 15, 2012;
2. Came to the United States before reaching your 16th birthday;
3. Have continuously resided in the United States since June 15, 2007, up to the present time;
4. Were physically present in the United States on June 15, 2012, and at the time of making your request for consideration of deferred action with USCIS;
5. Had no lawful status on June 15, 2012;
6. Are currently in school, have graduated or obtained a certificate of completion from high school, have obtained a general education development (GED) certificate, or are an honorably discharged veteran of the Coast Guard or Armed Forces of the United States; and
7. Have not been convicted of a felony, significant misdemeanor or three or more other misdemeanors, and do not otherwise pose a threat to national security or public safety.
Immigration laws and regulations are dynamic in nature and change constantly. As such, our lawyers stay on top of latest developments and attend mandatory continuing legal education classes. At The Garces Grabler & Lebrocq Law Firm, your immigration matter will be handled with skill and determination by an experienced immigration lawyer who understands your needs and is sensitive to your particular situation. With our expert assistance, you can save time, money and stress, knowing that your immigration needs will be met accurately and with no hidden problems waiting to turn up in the future.
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