Deferred Action means that the Department of Homeland Security (under which the Citizenship and Immigration Service operates) will put off deportation of some undocumented immigrants who arrived in the United States as children. This has long been touted by immigration proponents as the only sensible and humane thing to do for young adults who had no control over the circumstances that led to their presence in the US. The benefits are similar in some aspects to the DREAM Act, which failed to pass the Senate in late 2010. This article will discuss Deferred Action and how to qualify for it.
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Topics: Deferred Action, DHS, Green Cards, Undocumented Immigrants
Immigration Law Updates
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