DEFERRED ACTION AND EMPLOYMENT AUTHORIZATION FOR UNDOCUMENTED YOUNG ADULTS AND STUDENTS

U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced that beginning on June 15, 2012 it will begin to exercise prosecutorial discretion and stop or defer deportation or removal for DREAMers - children and students who were brought to the United States as children.

To find out if you or you or your relatives qualify for deferred action and employment authorization contact our law firm to schedule an in-person, telephonic or an online consultation via secured network regardless of your location within the United States or anywhere in the world. 

To contact us, call 214-432-2499, 972 232 9089. You can also send your query about this law at info@seemamehtalawfirm.com or else contact us via our website by clicking on the Contact tab.

Introduction

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) under the direction of the Obama Administration announced that, effective immediately, the USCIS will begin to exercise prosecutorial discretion to ensure that enforcement resources are not expended on low priority cases, such as individuals who were brought to the United States through no fault of their own as children, have not been convicted of a felony offense, a significant misdemeanor offense, or multiple misdemeanor offenses, and meet other key criteria. 

To find out if you or you or your relatives qualify for deferred action and employment authorization please contact the Law office of Seema Mehta where our qualified immigration lawyers will advise you. Certain young people or children who were brought to the United States through no fault of their own as young children and meet several key criteria will no longer be removed from the United States or be entered into removal proceedings. Those who demonstrate that they meet the criteria will be eligible to receive deferred action for a period of two (2) years, subject to future renewals. 

This initiative applies to individuals who are

Who is eligible to receive deferred action under the Department's new directive?

Pursuant to the June 15, 2012 Memorandum, in order to be eligible for deferred action, individuals must:

Individuals must also complete a background check and, for those individuals who make a request to USCIS and are not subject to a final order of removal, must be 15 years old or older.


 

To contact us regarding this or any other immigration matter, call 214-432-2499, 972 232 9089. You can also send your query about this law at info@seemamehtalawfirm.com or else contact us via our website.

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If you have any questions regarding immigration law, including questions relating to naturalization, deportation, permanent visas, working in the United States, traveling abroad or employer compliance, please contact our law firm to schedule an in-person, telephonic or an online consultation via secured network regardless of your location within the United States or anywhere in the world.

We speak Spanish, Arabic, English, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu and Nepali; accept credit cards; and provide initial consultations with an immigration attorney for free. To contact us, call 214-432-2499, 972 232 9089. You can also send your query about this law at info@seemamehtalawfirm.com or else contact us via our website.

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