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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) has Expanded!

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) has Expanded!

On November 20, 2014, President Obama announced several important changes to the program known as “DACA” (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). These changes expand eligibility for the program. If your application is approved, you will be granted “deferred action” for three years, which means the government will not take action to remove you from the United States, and you will be given a work permit. “DACA” is not permanent residency, nor is it a path to permanent residency, and it does not give an individual permission to travel outside of the United States and then reenter.

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L.I.H. Law, P.S., Immigration Lawyer, Seattle, WA