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What Is Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals?

Robert L. Sepp, an experienced Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immigration attorney in Oregon can help you with DACA laws. DACA is a law that allows those who would be deported or those who have deportation orders to temporarily stay in the United States for two years, with the prospect of possible of renewals, granted that the candidate meets all of the DACA qualification criteria. DACA is not a green card, and it does not give you legal citizenship.

Under DACA, most recipients will be able to work and travel, but there are special circumstances surrounding these privileges. The ability to have a driver’s license and receive in-state tuition and scholarships depends on the state in which the DACA recipient resides. Attorney Sepp can help you through the DACA application process. His patience and understanding of immigration issues can help you obtain DACA status.

Who Qualifies For DACA?

In order to qualify for DACA, you must meet all the criteria listed below, supplemented by evidence and the submission of several forms to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Attorney Sepp can help you step by step through the DACA process, giving you the best chance at obtaining it. You qualify for DACA if you:

  • Were under the age of 31 as of June 15, 2012
  • Came to the United States before reaching your 16th birthday
  • Have continuously resided in the United States since June 15, 2007, up to the present time
  • Were physically present in the United States on June 15, 2012, and at the time of making your request for consideration of deferred action with USCIS
  • Entered the U.S. without inspection before June 15, 2012, or your lawful immigration status expired as of June 15, 2012
  • Are currently in school, have graduated for or obtained a certificate of completion from high school, have obtained a general education development (GED) certificate or are an honorably discharged veteran of the Coast Guard or Armed Forces of the United States
  • Have not been convicted of a felony, significant misdemeanor or three or more other misdemeanors and do not otherwise pose a threat to national security or public safety

What Kind Of Evidence Do I Need To Support A DACA Petition?

Evidence to support that you meet the qualification criteria for deferred action includes financial records, medical records, school records, employment records and military records.

Why Should I Hire Attorney Sepp To Help Me With My DACA Petition?

Attorney Sepp is a highly seasoned and qualified immigration attorney who always provides personalized service for all his clients. At his law firm, Robert L. Sepp, Attorney at Law, he can help you step by step through the entire DACA process, giving you a better chance at receiving DACA status.

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Located in West Linn, Robert L. Sepp, Attorney at Law is proud to represent clients in the Portland metro area, Willamette Valley, Oregon Coast, Bend, Medford, Eugene and throughout the entire state of Oregon.