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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Calling All Dreamers!

The Obama administration has announced that it will stop deporting DREAM Act-eligible youth. What’s more, it will use its administrative authority to grant, on a case-by-case basis, deferred action and work authorization to young people who meet the following criteria:

►Came to the United States under the age of sixteen;
► Have continuously resided in the United States for a least five years preceding June 2012 and are present in the United States on June 15, 2012;

► Are currently in school, have graduated from high school, have obtained a general education development certificate, or are honorably discharged veterans of the Coast Guard or Armed Forces of the United States;

► Have not been convicted of a felony offense, a significant misdemeanor offense, multiple misdemeanor offenses, or otherwise pose a threat to national security or public safety;
► Are not above the age of thirty.

If you or someone you know may be eligible for this relief and would like more information, please contact Catholic Migration Services at the below phone numbers:
In Queens, 347 472 3500
In Brooklyn, 718 236 3000


Please be aware that the government has not released the regulations yet; therefore, no cases can be processed and no would should be paying any fees to anyone at this point.

We strongly urge you to seek an accredited nonprofit immigration program or a licensed attorney. Please stay away from “notaries” and other unscrupulous entities who are not authorized to practice immigration law.