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Is it possible to for him to get visa through dream act?

Alexandria, VA |

Graduated high school here.
Currently going to college.
Living in the USA for 7 years.
Came here when he was age of 16 years and one month.

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  1. Best answer

    No. He does not qualify for the new regulations' arbitrary "under 16 at arrival" rule. I think he should not be very upset. This program gives very little interms of an immigration benefit.

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  2. There is no dream act. If you are referring to DACA, he does not qualify.

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  3. The DREAM Act was a proposed law that was never passed. Unfortunately he does not apply for Deferred Action (which many people are referring to as the DREAM Act) because he arrived after his 16th birthday.

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