Deferred Action for Dreamers
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Deferred Action for Dreamers

Catholic Charities East Texas Immigration

Tyler, TX, August 29, 2012 - On June 15, 2012, immigration officials announced a new “deferred action” program that provides eligible applicants with two-year temporary legal status which may be renewed.  

To qualify for this deferred action program, an applicant must meet these requirements:


o   Arrival in the U.S. before age 16

o   Lived in the U.S.  since June 15, 2007, and present in the U.S. on June 15, 2012

o   Currently in school, OR graduated from high school, OR has a GED certificate OR honorable discharge from the U.S. Coast Guard or Armed Forces

o   Never convicted of a felony conviction OR three or more misdemeanors, OR a single “significant”  misdemeanor 

o   No conduct posing a threat to public safety or national security 

o   Were under age 31 as of June 15, 2012

o   At least fifteen years old at time of application     


Come to a FREE Information Session to learn more about how Catholic Charities East Texas in Tyler can assist you with your application.


Call 903-258-9492 to pre-register
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