If you haven't heard the acronym DACA yet, you probably will soon. Here is a brief synopsis of what every attorney should know about DACA, which stands for "Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals". DACA is a Directive that was first announced on June 15, 2012 and allows applicants to begin applying on August 15, 2012.
** What DACA is**:
Who is eligible for DACA:
Applicants must provide adequate documentation to prove each and every requirement listed above
with their application and $465 fee.
Fee waivers may be granted, but must be applied for prior to the DACA application, and fee waivers must be approved before DACA application can be submitted.
What DACA is NOT: