DACA Immigration Attorney

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

What is Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)?

DACA Immigration Lawyer at Robert L. Sepp, Attorney at Law in West Linn serving Portland ORRobert Sepp, an experienced DACA Immigration Attorney in Portland OR, can help you with DACA Laws. Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals is a law that allows those who would be deported or those who have deportation orders to temporarily stay in the United States for two years, with the prospect of possible of renewals, granted that the candidate meets all of the DACA qualification criteria. Deferred Action is not a green card, nor does it give you legal citizenship.

Under DACA, most recipients will be able to work and travel however there are special circumstances surrounding these privileges. The privilege of having a driver’s license, receiving in state tuition and scholarships, depends on the state the DACA recipient resides in. Robert Sepp Immigration Attorney at Law can help you through the DACA application process. Robert Sepp’s patience, and understanding of immigration issues can help you obtain Deferred Action.

Who qualifies for DACA?

In order to qualify for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, you must meet all of the criteria listed below, supplemented by evidence, along with the submission of several forms to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Robert Sepp Immigration Attorney at Law, can help you step by step through the DACA process, giving you the best chance at Deferred Action. You qualify for DACA if you:

  • Were under the age of 31 as of June 15, 2012;
  • Came to the United States before reaching your 16th birthday;
  • Have continuously resided in the United States since June 15, 2007, up to the present time;
  • Were physically present in the United States on June 15, 2012, and at the time of making your request for consideration of deferred action with USCIS;
  • Entered without inspection before June 15, 2012, or your lawful immigration status expired as of June 15, 2012;
  • Are currently in school, have graduated or obtained a certificate of completion from high school, have obtained a general education development (GED) certificate, or are an honorably discharged veteran of the Coast Guard or Armed Forces of the United States; and
  • Have not been convicted of a felony, significant misdemeanor, three or more other misdemeanors, and do not otherwise pose a threat to national security or public safety.

What kind of evidence do I need to support a DACA petition?

Evidence to support you meet the qualification criteria for Deferred Action include financial records, medical records, school records, employment records and military records.

Why should I hire Robert Sepp Attorney at Law to help me with my DACA petition?

Robert Sepp is a highly seasoned and qualified immigration attorney who always provides personalized service for all of his clients. He can help you step by step through the entire DACA process, giving you a better chance at receiving Deferred Action.

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