Is there a deadline to apply for deferred action for childhood arrivals?

I currently in school trying to get my GED, I still have a couple of months to go. So I want to know if there’s a dead line to mail in my application for deferred action. Martha

Los Angeles, CA -

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Carl Michael Shusterman

Carl Michael Shusterman

Immigration Attorney - Los Angeles, CA

There is no deadline.

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(213) 394-4554 x0 Mr. Shusterman is a former INS Trial Attorney (1976-82) with over 35 years of immigration... more
Giacomo Jacques Behar

Giacomo Jacques Behar

Immigration Attorney - San Diego, CA

Hello Martha,
No. There is no deadline during which to apply for DACA and now that Obama has been reelected there is no fear of the program coming to an abrupt halt anymore.

I would strongly recommend that you do not wait any longer, however, and file as soon as you can. That way you will start living a more "normal" life, i.e. will have a work permit, social security card and state driver's license. That will enable you to pursue a better future, apply for scholarships and pursue a much better educational career.

Behar Intl. Counsel 619.234.5962 Kindly be advised that the answer above is only general in nature cannot be... more
Christian Schmidt

Christian Schmidt

Immigration Attorney - Oakland, CA

There is no deadline to apply for Deferred Action.

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Deferred action

Deferred Action is a policy that allows qualifying immigrants to receive employment authorization and have removal proceedings delayed.

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