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Deferred Action

 Conroe DREAM Act Lawyer

Deferred Action, or the Dream Act, recognizes immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally as children and protects from deportation. Residency can be protected for up to eight years with the possibility of renewal. Work permits are also available for applicants. 

Eligibility for Deferred Action:

  • Under the age of 31 as of June 15, 2012
  • Entered the U.S. before 16th birthday
  • Resided in U.S. continuously since June 15, 2007, up to present
  • Physically present in U.S. on June 15, 2012, and at time of application
  • Entered U.S. without inspection before June 15, 2012, or lawful immigration status expired as of June 15, 2012
  • Currently enrolled in school, graduated or obtained a certificate of high school completion, obtained GED or were honorably discharged from U.S. Coast Guard or U.S. Armed Forces
  • Not convicted of a felony, a "significant misdemeanor" or three or more other misdemeanors, or do not otherwise pose a threat to national security or public safety

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