HELP WITH New DACA Applications & Renewals
Under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, people who came to the United States as children and meet several guidelines may request consideration of deferred action for a period of two years, subject to renewal. They are also eligible for work authorization. If you believe you may qualify, our experienced DACA lawyers can help you with the new application or renewal process.
Guidelines For New daca applicants:
You may apply for DACA if you were under the age of 31 as of June 15, 2012, and if you came to the United States before your 16th birthday. You must also be at least 15 years or older to request DACA, unless you are currently in removal proceedings or have a final removal or voluntary departure order.
You may apply for DACA if you…
- 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.
School & Military Service Guidelines:
You may apply for DACA if you 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.
Legal Record Guidelines:
You may request DACA if you have not been convicted of a felony, significant misdemeanor, or three or more other misdemeanors, and do not otherwise pose a threat to national security or public safety.
seeking help from experienced daca attorneys
The protections offered under DACA are the topic of ongoing conversation and legal challenges, and the application or renewal process can be rather complicated. That’s why we recommend seeking the counsel of our experienced DACA attorneys. We’ll help you with every step of the process to ensure you or a loved one receive DACA protections if at all possible.
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