I came here one day after the requirement. Is there anything I can do?
The DREAM Act as I think you are envisioning has not been passed through Congress. Generally, DREAM Acts that are currently in effect are state-wide versions that deal with tuition and financial aid for immigrants.
I think what you are looking for is consideration for deferred action. This status was created as an off-shoot of the national DREAM Act. You may request consideration of deferred action for childhood arrivals 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.
I would need more information to make an assessment of your situation. You should consult an immigration attorney.
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