DHS to Offer Deferred Action to Eligible DREAMers

DHS will formally announce this morning that it will offer deferred action to DREAMers. Preliminary information indicates that eligible applicants must: Be 15-30 years old, and have entered before age 16 Have been present in the U.S. for 5 years as of June 15, 2012 Have maintained continuous residence Have not been convicted of one serious crime or multiple minor crimes Be currently in school, graduated or have a GED, or is an honorably discharged veteran. The deferred action offer will be available to those in proceedings, as well as to those who apply affirmatively. The White House is expected to make a formal announcement this afternoon at 1:15pm ET. AILA will provide further details today.

AILA InfoNet Doc. No. 12061560 (posted Jun. 15, 2012)

Please read the formal announcement by Secretary Napolitano here: http://www.dhs.gov/ynews/releases/20120612-napolitano-announces-deferred-action-process-for-young-people.shtm

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