On Tuesday, August 14, 2012, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (CIS) published the new Form I-821D, Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, as well as updated guidance for Deferred Action for Young People. Under the Administration’s plan the DHS will defer removal (deportation) proceedings against undocumented young people who meet certain requirements. Applicants must file both the new Form I-821D and an Application for Employment Authorization. The CIS will begin accepting applications as early as August 15, 2012.

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Topics:  Deferred Action, Undocumented Immigrants, USCIS

Published In: Immigration Updates

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