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I am adjusting my status to LPR through my US citizen parent. What do I write on the application where is ask CURRENT USCIS STATUS? My I-94 expired in 2006 and I recently got approved for Deferred Action in October 2012.

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  1. IT depends on your current age

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  2. It does depend on your age and on what status if ANY you came to the US with. If you were brought over as a child and entered as a EWI - entry without inspection, then there is not much you could state for your status -- I assume that is why a DACA application was granted to you in October 2012. I have seen people in your situation simply state "none" or "out of status" or " ___ visa overstay." It does depend.

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  3. If you are under 21 and are eligible to adjust you can put "adjustment applicant."

    Samuel Ouya Maina, Esq. 415.391.6612 Law Offices of S. Ouya Maina, PC 332 Pine Street, Suite 707 San Francisco, CA 94104

  4. DACA beneficiary, or approved DACA application. You essentially were an overstay, but you were granted a deferred action. It's not a big deal if you write it incorrectly. Just explain in your cover letter what happened to you and what you were granted.

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