DREAM Act Lite: DHS Releases Deferred Action Forms for Undocumented Immigrants

See also President Obama Approves Version of the DREAM Act, Grants Immunity from Deportation for Certain Young Undocumented Immigrants
See also DREAM Act Has Support From 73 Percent of Arizonans, According to Poll

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The Department of Homeland Security has released the forms undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children, and who meet certain requirements, can fill out to apply for deferred action.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will accept forms at various sites starting on August 15.

On June 15, President Barack Obama announced that his administration "will stop deporting and begin granting work permits to younger illegal immigrants who came to the United States as children and have since led law-abiding lives."

The policy change achieves part of the goal of the DREAM Act, a measure that would provide a path to citizenship for young people who came to the United States illegally but who have attended college or served in the military.

Customs and Immigration Services officials warn applicants of "immigration scams surrounding the deferred action ... Often, unauthorized practitioners of immigration law may try to take advantage of individuals by charging a fee to submit forms to USCIS, or provide other services. The USCIS website www.uscis.gov/avoidscams includes tips on filing forms, reporting scams and finding accredited legal services."

Immigration Impact, a part of the American Immigration Council's mission to support sensible and humane immigration policies, reports that immigrants wishing to request deferred action must submit three forms:

Form I-821D, Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals;
Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization; and
Form I-765WS, Form I-765 Worksheet.

For complete information, visit www.uscis.gov/childhoodarrivals.



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alekigush
alekigush

Well, you can join immilounge.com (@immilounge) for free and see the information they offer to you. They are pretty cool, like some sort of facebook for dreamers, immigrants and immigration attorneys. Anyway, I just read what obama decided on and I have to say....FINALLYYYYYYY!!!! took long enough. I mean America is practically an immigrant nation, and it took this long for the to allow us to call America our home to. Also it just annoying, I noticed that America is the only place where cops want foreigners to get the heck out, where us other countries cops help out foreigners. All in all, Im glad I can call my home...HOME. THank you OBAMA.

http://www.immilounge.com/articles/23/deferred-action-for-childhood-arrivals-who-can-be-considered

tania.jaime
tania.jaime

Should I apply for reffered action while waiting for residency?

WhiteRetiredYouPay4
WhiteRetiredYouPay4

This is good news. I needs those filthy brown monkeys to start paying taxes for my Government paid retirement!

bible2013
bible2013

thank you GOD ALMIGHTY for the dream act 

Irvagina
Irvagina

 @tania.jaime Your not suppose to file for deferred action if your doing other immigrant processes, like waiting for residency. 

 

Don't rely on me but always ask a lawer

crystal_aguilar8
crystal_aguilar8

you are one filthy bastard. if god allows it i hope you die of a stroke and suffer.

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