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Feliz Cumpleaños: Deferred Action “DACA” Turns One-Year Old

The community of undocumented youth that have benefitted from the Deferred Action for Childhood program (DACA) are celebrating the one -year anniversary of programs implementation. continue reading »

Will He or Won’t He? Romney Keeps Ducking Questions About Obama Deferred Action Policy

The Romney presidential campaign continues to duck answering basic questions regarding a potential President Romney’s immigration policy. Yesterday, Radio Bilingüe featured both Obama and Romney campaign spokespeople on host Samuel Orozco’s Spanish language show. During the interview, Romney spokesperson Sharon Castillo refused to say whether Romney would keep or rescind the deferred action program for DREAMers–yet still tried to maintain that a President Romney would not deport DREAMers (see translated transcript below). continue reading »

First Applicants Under Obama’s ‘Deferred Action’ Granted Deportation Reprieve

The U.S. government has issued deportation reprieves for some of the first undocumented applicants under President Obama’s ‘Deferred Action Policy’. The program that has been in existence for little over a month saw 72,000 applicants in the first month. continue reading »

Deferred Action Request Forms Now Available Online

Earlier this afternoon, the Department of Homeland Security officially released the forms to request deferred action that may be filed by undocumented immigrants who arrived in the country as children and meet various other requirements. continue reading »

USCIS Guidelines For Dreamers Eligible To Request Relief From Deportation

On Friday, the Obama Administration released guidelines for the President’s decision to provide qualifying DREAMers with a two year work permit and temporary relief from deportation. This relief is without a doubt the most significant victory our movement has seen in decades. Now, with less than two weeks to go until August 15th – the day DREAMers can begin the application process continue reading »

Where and Who Are The Young People Eligible for the President’s “Deferred Action” Initiative

The Obama Administration’s “deferred action” initiative for unauthorized youth who were brought to this country as children has raised a number of crucial questions. How many people will be eligible? Who are they? And where do they live? A new analysis by the Immigration Policy Center (IPC), together with Rob Paral & Associates, provides some answers. While other analyses have produced national and state-level estimates of how many immigrants could benefit from the deferred action initiative, the IPC report provides a new level of detail, breaking down the eligible population by nationality and age at not only the national and state level, but the congressional district level as well. continue reading »

USCIS Clarifies Process for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals-Filing Fee $465..No DWI’s Allowed

USCIS has just posted all of the information that was covered on the press call regarding re: Deferred Action for Childhood arrivals. Go to: www.uscis.gov/childhoodarrivals to find the most detained information about the program to continue reading »

LULAC Advises Individuals NOT to Submit a Deferred Action Request Now- Wait to Apply

LULAC advises eligible individuals NOT to submit a deferred action request under the Deferred Action Process for Young People memorandum issued by Secretary Napolitano on June 15. If you submit now, your application will be rejected. The Secretary’s directive gives USCIS 60 days to create a process to accept these requests and USCIS is unable to accept requests at this time. Please continue to check their website for updates. continue reading »