16 08, 2012

Excitement and Confusion Reign as Obama’s Deferred Action Program is Implemented

By |2012-08-16T15:51:19-05:00August 16th, 2012|Categories: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), DHS / Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), DHS / Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Employment Authorization / Work Cards in the U.S., General, U.S. Immigration Law and Legislation, Uncategorized, Undocumented Immigrants and Workers in the U.S.|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Published: August 16, 2012 Excitement and Confusion Reign as Obama’s Deferred Action Program is Implemented Is this complicated? Could I end up in removal proceedings if I apply? Will my family end up in removal proceedings? Will a filing under the new program disqualify me from a green card through my pending family based petition? How long will it take for me to get my work permit? These are but a few of the dozens of questions raised by clients in the weeks immediately following the unveiling of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Most recently, on August 14, […]

6 08, 2012

Information Trickling In for Obama’s “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals” Program –

By |2012-08-06T08:24:31-05:00August 6th, 2012|Categories: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment Authorization / Work Cards in the U.S., Removal / Deportation Proceedings and Court Hearings, U.S. Immigration Law and Legislation, Undocumented Immigrants and Workers in the U.S.|Tags: , , , |

Published: August 6, 2012 In the past week, the Obama Administration announced it will implement its “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals” or “DACA” program on August 15, 2012. That’s the program that will allow certain undocumented young adults who arrived in the U.S. prior to turning 16 to apply for a 2 year employment authorization, and a grant of temporary “Deferred Action” status. Last week’s news release provides more details on the program requirements and answers the most common questions on the minds of prospective applicants. Below is a review of the program’s basic requirements and a discussion of the most […]

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