Deferred Action for Certain Young People

The Obama Administration announced today that it will grant deferred action to certain young people. They announced that effective immediately, young people who are between the ages of 15-30 will qualify for deferred action and will be able to apply for work authorization. It will be granted for a 2 year period and can be renewed every 2 years.

The requirements to qualify for deferred action are as follows: 1. residency in the United States for more than 5 years; 2. came to the United States prior to the age of 16; 3. they are currently in school or have graduated from High School; 4. they have not been convicted of a felony or multiple misdemeanors; 5. they are younger than 30 years of age.

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  1. sinthya says:

    Hello i was in united states since i was 5years old i studied threw elemantry till my freshmen year i got out of scool in my 2nd smester because my parenta got depported i was wondering if i can cualify for this law & finish my school

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