Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is an executive program that allows certain undocumented immigrants who were brought into the U.S. as children to stay and work in the U.S. on a temporary basis. Please note that the deferment action does not provide an applicant a lawful status.

To qualify for the protections under DACA, the applicant must establish:

  • The applicant was under the age of 31 as of June 15, 2012;
  • The applicant came to the U.S. at the age of 16 or younger;
  • The applicant continuously resided in the U.S. since June 15, 2007;
  • The applicant was physically present in the U.S. on June 15, 2012, and at the time of making the request for consideration of deferred action;
  • The applicant had no lawful status on June 15, 2012;
  • The applicant is currently in school, have graduated or obtained a certificate of completion from high school or have obtained a general education development (GED) certificate; and
  • The applicant has 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.

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Kat Shnayder

Kat (Katya) Shnayder, Esq.
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