Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals


The future of DACA is still unclear. However, during this time of uncertainty, Centro de Información remains available for immigration services. If you are in need of legal assistance, or have questions about DACA, Centro de Información’s immigration team is here for your support.

What is DACA?\ On June 15, 2012, the secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a memorandum allowing undocumented individuals who came to the U.S. as children and met certain guidelines to apply for DACA.

Who Qualifies? \ -Came to the US under the age of 16 \ -Under 31 years old before June 15, 2012 \ -Physically present in June 15, 2012 \ -Have been living in the US since June 15, 2007 to present \ -Are currently in school or graduated from a High School or GED program in the U.S. \ -Do not represent a threat to National Security or public safety

Benefits \ -DACA recipients receive permission to live and work in the U.S. for two years (may be renewed).\ -DACA recipients may apply for a social security number and in most states a driver’s license.\ -DACA recipients may apply for permission to travel abroad.

To meet with with an immigration counselor, please call: (847)695-9050.

Immigration Program Staff:\ Veian D’Abreu, Coordinator of Immigration Services (847)695-9050 EXT. 317\ Susana Tinoco, Immigration Counselor, BIA Accredited (847)695-9050 EXT. 309

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