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Eligibility To Apply For DACA

How do you know if you are eligible for DACA?

Applying for consideration for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) can be a confusing and time consuming process. Before you begin, you should know all the eligibility requirements for applying for DACA. With all the right information and documentation, the process can be simple and painless. Immigration documentation can be made simple! Check out the eligibility requirements you must meet to request DACA.

You may be eligible to request DACA Immigration Application if you:

  • Were under the age of 31 as of June 15, 2012.
  • Came to the U.S before you turned 16.
  • Have resided in the U.S. continuously since June 15, 2007, up to the present.
  • Were physically in the U.S. on June 15, 2012, and at the time you make your request for consideration of deferred action with USCIS.
  • Had no lawful status on June 15, 2012.
  • Are currently in school, or have graduated/ received certificate of completion from high school, have obtained a General Education Development (GED) certificate, or are an honorably discharged veteran of the Coast Guard of Armed Forces of the U.S..
  • Have not been convicted of a felony, significant misdemeanor, or 3+ other misdemeanors, and do not pose a threat to national security or public safety.

If you or someone you know is interested in applying for DACA, or learning more about DACA immigration application, you can apply online here with Road to Status. If your case is more complex and you would like to speak with a licensed immigration attorney, you can learn more about the benefits of an initial consultation before deciding on the best path for you.



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