DACA


No. But first, what is DACA (properly known as Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals)? Announced June 15, 2012, DACA is an executive order that allows young people who entered the U.S. as children and are out of status to apply for “deferred action” to not be deported from the United States. Approved individuals also become eligible for work authorization. Currently, DACA recipients are protected from removal for 2 years at a time. Recipients can renew their status as long as DACA is available When it was announced, to qualify for DACA, one must basically: have entered the U.S. before turning 16 years old; have resided in the U.S. continuously since June 15, 2007; be under 31 years old as of June 15, 2012; have been out of status on or before June 15, 2012 be in school or at least have graduated high school or be honorably discharged […]

Can DACA Help You Get Your Green Card?