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DACA – One Year Later

The USCIS recently provided a one-year update on the number of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) applications received since the Service started accepting these applications on August 15, 2012.  Based on the USCIS’ statistics, more than 573,000 people have applied for DACA for which more than 430,000 have since received deferred action.  This deferred […]

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Apply for deferred action as a dreamer childhood arrival

We are very pleased to announce that we have received our first batch of approvals for Deferred Action and Employment Authorization for those who have applied for such benefits under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).  With these approvals these people will now be able to obtain a social security card and in many […]

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Forms Published for Potential DREAMers

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published the forms today required for individuals requesting consideration of deferred action based on the DHS recently announced guidelines for “DREAMers.” As you may already know, DREAMersare those foreign born children who came to the U.S. before reaching their 16th birthday. The USCIS will begin accepting applications […]

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DHS Outlines Deferred Action Process for DREAMers

As many are aware, on June 15, 2012, President Obama, through an executive order, paved the way for hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as children to remain here temporarily without fear of deportation through the deferred action process.  On August 3, 2012, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) provided […]

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La nueva ley para ayudar a los “DREAMers”

El 15 de Junio del 2012, el Presidente Obama, a través de una orden ejecutiva, facilitó el camino para que cientos de miles de inmigrantes indocumentados que vinieron a Estados Unidos como niños puedan permanecer aquí temporalmente sin miedo a la deportación. Aunque su anuncio no les brinda la Residencia Permanente a los alrededor de […]

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Help on the way for the DREAMers

On June 15, 2012, President Obama, through an executive order, paved the way for hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as children to remain here temporarily without fear of deportation. While his announcement does not offer green card status to the estimated 800,000 young people affected, it offers them hope […]

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Deferred Action Process for Young People (“DREAMers”) Who Are Low Enforcement Priorities

President Obama has issued an executive order that will stop the removal of some undocumented youth. Under the administration’s plan, immigrants who meet certain requirements will not be deported if they were brought to the United States before they turned 16 and are younger than 30. They must have lived in the country for at […]

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