Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Attorney in McAllen
DACA Attorney in Starr County, Hidalgo County, Cameron County
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is a program put in place to protect eligible persons who entered the U.S. as children. If you have received a DREAMer's permit, you have likely worked hard to better yourself and your family. You may be working toward a college degree, and you may be working to help your family financially. However, DACA provides only temporary protection, and you must ensure you continue to meet the requirements to maintain your status. Our McAllen DACA attorney can help you to apply for DACA and ensure that your application is properly completed and reviewed.
Qualifying for DACA
To qualify for DACA, applicants must meet the following requirements:
- Have been under the age of 31 as of June 15, 2012
- Have entered the U.S. before the age of 16
- Have resided continuously in the U.S. since June 15, 2007 to the present
- Have been physically present in the U.S. on June 15, 2012 and at the time you apply for DACA
- Have had no lawful status on June 15, 2012
- Currently enrolled in school, graduated, obtained a GED, or be an honorably discharged U.S. Veteran
- Have not been convicted of certain crimes or pose a threat to national security
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Attorney Ayala can help you to apply for DACA and can ensure that your application is properly reviewed and completed.
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