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President Obama’s Immigration Action – Expansion of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

Deferred Action for childhood arrivals shall provide the following:

  • temporary relief from deportation for 3 years
  • employment authorization for 3 years
  • may be eligible for travel abroad with advance permission

Individuals Who Qualify:

  • Current DACA recipients seeking renewal and new applicants, including individuals born prior to June 15, 1981
  • Arrived in the U.S. when under 16 years of age
  • Continuously present in the U.S. since January 1, 2010
  • Physically present in the U.S. on June 15, 2012 and at the time of filing the application
  • Did not have lawful status on June 15, 2012
  • Not been convicted of a felony, significant misdemeanor, multiple misdemeanor offenses, or
    otherwise pose a threat to national security or public safety
  • Are at least 15 years old
  • Currently enrolled in school, graduated from high school, obtained a GED, are enrolled in GED
    classes or are honorably discharged veteran of the Armed Forces.

Deferred Action for childhood arrivals shall be implemented approximately 90 days from President’s November 20, 2014 announcement. If you believe you are eligible, you may prepare by gathering documents that establish your identity, continuous residence in the U.S. over the last five years or longer, and your school or service records.

For further details or to determine whether you qualify for this program, please contact The Law Law Offices of Azita M. Mojarad, P.C.

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