DACA

On June 15, 2012,  President Obama publicly introduced a change in immigration policy to suspend ALL deportation proceedings of undocumented youth who meet certain criteria. Subsequently, on the same day, Janet Napolitano, the Secretary of National Homeland Security released a memorandum announcing details of the policy.
To determine whether or not you qualify for DACA, go to this link: http://www.immigrationdirect.com/infographic/eligibility-apply-deferred-action-DACA.jsp

The long-awaited DACA forms are here! Below are some important links:

US Cizitenship and Immmigration Services (USCIS) has developed a web resource center available at www.uscis.gov/childhoodarrivals to provide the most up to date information.
  • Click here for the USCIS I-821D, Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals main site page:
  • You can also download the form and Instructions by clicking the links below:


  • A “How do I” brochure with process guidelines and filing information:
http://www.uscis.gov/USCIS/Resources/daca.pdf

  • An Informational Flyer:
http://www.uscis.gov/USCIS/Humanitarian/Deferred%20Action%20for%20Childhood%20Arrivals/daca-consider.pdf               



Beware of any t.v. or radio announcements offering advice about Deferred Action. Visit only qualified agencies with immigration services. Here are the phone numbers in Rhode Island where you can make appointments to fill out your forms:

International Institute of RI - 784-8605
Progreso Latino - 728-5920
Diocese of Providence Immigration - 421-7833


Any questions, do not hesitate to write or call:
info@casori.org or (401)486-9095.

Good luck!

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