Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
What is it?
DACA stands for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. President Obama put this program into action in 2012. This is a program to provide legal status for certain undocumented people who came here as children and meet other criteria. An individual who qualifies for DACA can have deferred action for two years, and it is possible to renew this benefit.
What is deferred action?
This is a discretionary, limited immigration benefit granted by the government. Individuals with this status can apply for work authorization and are legally present here.
Why apply for DACA?
With work authorization, a person can lawfully work, apply for a driver’s license and social security number.
April 2015DACA and Work Authorization Renewal
July 2014Client with Employment Authorization about to expire, got approval within 2 Months.
July 2013Firm has approval on a DACA case with public intoxication as a minor
October 2013DACA approval in under 3 months
Who can apply?
Individuals who meet the following criteria:
What’s needed to apply?
Among other things:
How we can help
We can help determine whether or not you qualify and what exactly you need to apply.
Call at (713) 589-2085 or write [email protected] to schedule a consultation.
For more information, contact our immigration lawyers and asylum attorneys.