Deferred Action

The Top Ten Immigration-Related Administrative Actions

What follows is a summary of the top ten administrative remedies announced by Obama Administration to the various problems areas within the immigration field. While there is an understandable sense of euphoria within the immigrant community, this plan does not assist over one half of the the undocumented population in the US …

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10 Important Details about DACA

We all know the requirements for the new Deferred Action provision for immigrant youth.  What has not been communicated are the finer points concerning DACA. In meetings with USCIS leadership, and through a series of memos expressing the finer points of the law, immigration attorneys have learned the following:

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What is Deferred Action?

On June 15, 2012, President Obama announced that young immigrants who entered the country without authorization before the age of 16 can qualify for an immigration relief benefit known as “Deferred Action”.  An applicant who is granted deferred action …
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How to Prepare for a DACA Renewal

As of the writing of this article (May 23, 2014), USCIS has not released the form needed to renew one’s DACA status, but there are steps that an applicant can take to prepare.  Immigration authorities will require newer documentation of …

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