An individual may qualify for DAPA - Deferred Action for Parental Accountability - if they meet all of the following requirements:
- Continuous residence in the United States since the date of January 1, 2010.
- Presence in the United States on November 20, 2014 and at the time of the DAPA application.
- Did not have lawful immigration status on November 20, 2014.
- On November 20, 2014 had a child who was a U.S. Citizen or lawful permanent resident.
- The individual must not be an enforcement priority for removal.
Through this program the applicant will be eligible for deferred action of removal and a three (3) year work authorization.Evidence You Should Gather for DAPA
- Basic documents
- Birth Certificate
- Identification (ID)
- Three (3) pictures passport style
- Copy of your passport and visa
- Copy of the birth certificate of your United States or Legal Permanent Resident child
- If your child is a resident, copy of the resident card
- Proof of residency in the United States from January 1, 2010 through and including the present time
- Proof of physical presence in the United States on November 20, 2014
- Any criminal records, including copies of any court dispositions
- Copy of income tax returns
- Full document list of what you should gather by category:
Click on the categories below in order to determine what documents you should gather to support your DAPA request:
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