Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals – DACA

***JAN 2018 UPDATE: USCIS announced that it will start receiving and adjudicating DACA renewals, and in some cases, initial applications if you had DACA in the past. Do not miss this opportunity if you meet DACA elegibility requirements. ***

What is the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, also known as "DACA"? DACA is an immigration program that helps individuals who entered the United States when they were children. If you are approved, you will be able to work legally in the U.S.  Watch this DACA client explain why you should hire us, and see for yourself why should you trust us with your case.

Why hire us? Atlanta Immigration Lawyer, Zulma Lopez, only handles immigration cases. By doing so, she can offer you a better immigration representation. Also, payment plans are available to meet your budget. Let us help you with your case, give us a call. When you hire us you get: case analysis, best strategy for your needs, guidance, and continuous monitoring. Don't take our word for it, watch a client testimonial

Can you apply for Deferred Action/DACA?

AGE: entry into the U.S. before your 16th birthday and younger than 31 on June 15, 2012;Deferred Action - DACA

RESIDENCE/PHYSICAL PRESENCE: living in the United States since June 15, 2007, and specifically present on June 15, 2012 and when filing your application;

NO STATUS:  on June 15, 2012;

EDUCATION: that you are in school, have graduated or obtained a GED; and,

CRIMINAL: no felonies or other serious convictions.

What documents do I need to include with my Deferred Action/DACA application? At your consultation, we will give you with a checklist tailored to your individual needs to support your Deferred Action - DACA application. Medical, school, employment, and religious records are excellent documents. Bank and credit card statements, receipts, bills, and copies of filed taxes will also help you prove your case. The birth of a child or a significant milestone can also be used to support your application. 

NOTE: If you have a criminal record you should always consult with us before sending your petition. Criminal arrests or convictions could severely impact your immigration case. Consult with us before filing.

After we send your application, we will monitor your case to make sure it is on the right track for a favorable decision. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services website offers great resources if you want to learn more about the Deferred Action - DACA program. 

What are the benefits of applying for DACA?  Work Authorization - Social Security Number - Driver’s License

Need help with filing your Deferred Action DACA application?

This is a fantastic program for young people who wish to work legally in the United States and who want to have peace of mind. Let us help you with your case today. Do not risk sending an incomplete application and wasting your time and money. Let Atlanta Immigration Lawyer, Zulma Lopez, guide you in every step of your immigration journey.