Immigration law blog

What is Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)?

What is Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)?

Immigration reform has been a hotly debated political topic for years now. It seemed inevitable just a couple of years ago that immigration reform would happen, granting new alternatives for people living in the U.S. without proper status. Although immigration reform may eventually happen, (see article) the Obama administration has offered short-term relief to certain people who arrived to the U.S. under the age of 16.

This program, known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), began on August 15, 2012. While it does not offer permanent lawful status, it does grant a two-year work permit. 

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Usher in the New Year with a low-cost immigration consultation

Usher in the New Year with a low-cost immigration consultation

This New Year you may have many resolutions.  If one of your resolutions is to explore and learn about legal solutions to your immigration situation consider contacting L.I.H. Law. 

The immigration attorneys at L.I.H. Law are offering low-cost, in-office immigration consultations.

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