do all criterias have to be met in order to qualify? I meet all the criterias excpet I was 16 when I entered. would they consider on a case-by-case basis?
If you didn't enter prior to your 16th birthday, then you do not qualify for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. You have to meet ALL of the eligibility requirements to qualify, not just most of them.
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Yes, all the requirements must be met.
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