What is DACA?

On June 15, 2012, the Secretary of Homeland Security announced that certain people who came to the United States as children and meet several guidelines may request consideration of deferred action for a period of two years, subject to renewal. They are also eligible for work authorization. Deferred action is a use of discretion to defer removal action against an individual for a certain period of time. Deferred action does not provide lawful status. 

NOTE: On November 20, 2014, the President made an announcement extending the period of DACA and work authorization from two years to three years.

Watch this video and learn more about DACA!

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