Approvals Continue for DREAMERS: Deferred Action/Employment Authorization Processing for DREAM ACT applicants

By |2012-12-14T08:39:20-06:00December 14th, 2012|Categories: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment Authorization / Work Cards in the U.S., Removal / Deportation Proceedings and Court Hearings, Undocumented Immigrants and Workers in the U.S.|Tags: , , |

Published: December 14, 2012 As of December 13, 2012, more than 350,000 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (“DACA”) applications have been received by U.S. Department of Homeland Security. DACA applicants are also known as “DREAMERS” since they make up the demographic that would presumably benefit from previously proposed legislation known as the DREAM Act – i.e. young adults brought to the U.S. as children and who have remained in the U.S., through no fault of their own, for an extended period. The vast majority of DACA applicants have been scheduled for, or have completed, their biometric fingerprinting process. Importantly, to this […]