Does the recent action have any effect on this? I am a single person in their 40's wishing to travel to California. I came over 20 years ago.
Traveling within the US is certainly less risky than trying to travel internationally, where without proper documentation it would be impossible to re-enter lawfully. However, since you are undocumented, you do run a slight risk of being questioned for another matter, such as a traffic stop, in which your status could be found out, possibly leading to undesirable consequences. If you violate the law, such as by speeding or driving under the influence or having drugs on you, this is a real danger. If you do chose to travel, do so cautiously and respect all the laws. If you are stopped at a routine check point on the road and asked about your status, you have the right to decline to answer and simply state that unless they have probable cause and are planning to detain you, you would like to decline to answer questions and simply move on with your trip. If you are planning on flying, the risk that you will be asked to show proper documents is even higher, although depending on the flight they may allow you to board with a state ID. Best wishes.
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No. "Recent action" does not have an effect on this, unless u qualify and apply for the expanded version of DACA.
In the meantime, traveling by air is safer than by land, since there are no "immigration checkpoints" at airports.'all you need is a valid national passport and a clean shave and you'll sail thru the TSA checkpoints at the airpors.
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Recent actions have no effect on this. As long as you have valid ID for travelling, your actual status probably will not be checked in the interior of the U.S. However, there are "checkpoints" within 100 miles of the U.S. border in southern California. Also, traffic stops for any reason (speeding, broken tail light) could lead to arrest and deportation.
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