WHAT DO YOU NEED TO REQUEST INITIAL DACA
WHAT IS DACA?
On June 15, 2012, the Secretary of Homeland Security announced that certain people who came to the United States as children and meet the guidelines, mentioned in this article, may request consideration of deferred action for a period of two years, subject to renewal. This deferred action states they are also eligible for work authorization. Deferred action is a used of prosecutorial discretion to defer removal action against an individual for a certain period. Deferred action does not provide lawful status.