The Department of Homeland Security has announced that individuals who came to the United States as children may request deferred action and work authorization for a two-year period if certain requirements are met. The guidelines on who may request DACA and the renewal process may be found bellow and for a FREE & CONFIDENTIAL consultation about your own case please call us at 818-222-3400 or 1.866 465.8791 or email us at info@WalchLaw.com or simply click here.Guidelines for the Existing Daca Program
You may request DACA if you:
- Were under the age of 31 as of June 15, 2012;
- Came to the United States before reaching your 16th
- Have continuously resided in the United States since June 15, 2007, up to the present time;
- Were physically present in the United States on June 15, 2012, and at the time of making your request for consideration of deferred action with USCIS;
- Had no lawful status on June 15, 2012;
- Are currently in school, have graduated or obtained a certificate of completion from high school, have obtained a general education development (GED) certificate, or are an honorably discharged veteran of the Coast Guard or Armed Forces of the United States; and
- Have not been convicted of a felony, significant misdemeanor, or three (3) or more other misdemeanors, and do not otherwise pose a threat to national security or public safety.
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Who Can Renew
Request for renewal may be made if the following criteria are met:
- Initial DACA guidelines were met;
- The individual did not leave the United states on or after August 15, 2012;
- Continuous residence in the United States since the submission of your most recent approved DACA request;
- You have not been convicted of a felony, significant misdemeanor, or three (3) or more misdemeanors, and are not a threat or pose a threat to national security or public safety.
When to Renew
One should submit his or her renewal request about 120 days before his or her current period of deferred action is set to expire.
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