Do I qualify for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals?

Asked about 1 year ago - Brewster, NY

i came to USA in 2003 i was 9 years old but in February 2008 i went out of the country for 6 months can i still Qualify for the deferred action? can you please let me know?
thank you!!

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  1. Giacomo Jacques Behar

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    Answered . Most likely not, but meet with a competent immigration attorney in private.

    Behar Intl. Counsel 619.234.5962 Kindly be advised that the answer above is only general in nature cannot be... more
  2. Danny Garmo

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    Answered . There is lot more information i need to know. Here is a general guideline on DACA.
    1) Were under the age of 31 as of June 15, 2012;
    2) Came to the United States before reaching your 16th birthday;
    3) Have continuously resided in the United States since June 15, 2007, up to the present time;
    4) 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;
    5) Entered without inspection before June 15, 2012, or your lawful immigration status expired as of June 15, 2012;
    6) 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
    7) 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.
    HIRE A IMMIGRATION LAWYER TO HELP YOU.

    Garmo Law Group, PLLC (Michigan) 248-626-0050. This advice is only general in nature and does not constitute an... more
  3. F. J. Capriotti III

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    Answered . A lot depends on what you did during those 6 months.

    Meet with an attorney for a private consultation.

    PROFESSOR OF IMMIGRATION LAW for over 10 years -- This blog posting is offered for informational purposes only. It... more

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