Over the past several years, the Obama Administration has issued various Executive Orders including the order that U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) exercise prosecutorial discretion for low priority cases individuals unlawfully present in the United States. One such executive order was the authorization to provide undocumented youth brought as children to apply for employment authorization. Individuals who demonstrate that they meet the guidelines below may request consideration of deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) for a period of three years, subject to renewal for a period of three years, and may be eligible for employment authorization.
You may request consideration of DACA if you:
For more information on changes to Deferred Action and new executive orders please contact our office.