He is 16 and a Sophomore in High School. He's been here for almost 10 years
Being enrolled in school is one qualifying factor. So being in high school counts in his favor.
However, USCIS is not yet accepting applications for deferred action. He will need to wait 60 days or so until they have their process in place.
See the USCIS "frequently asked questions" here:
Most likely, once USCIS announces how to proceed.
1. Obama's action is a policy and not a law. It is not an Act.
2. USCIS has yet to announce how the application process will be carried on.
3. I will be updating http://engnishimura.com/faqs/deferred-action-yo... as details become available.
4. Obama's policy does not provide immigration status. It only prevents qualifying individuals from being deported and may provide them with a work permit.
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