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DACA Attorney in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) allows some individuals with unlawful presence in the United States, after being brought to the country as children, to receive a renewable two-year period of deferred action from deportation and become eligible for a work permit in the U.S.

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Entered the United States unlawfully prior to their 16th birthday

  • Have lived continuously in the United States since June 15, 2007

  • Were under age 31 on June 15, 2012 (born on June 16, 1981 or after)

  • Were physically present in the United States on June 15, 2012, and at the time of making their request for consideration of deferred action with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)

  • Had no lawful status on June 15, 2012

  • Have completed high school or a GED, have been honorably discharged from the armed forces, or are enrolled in school

  • Have not been convicted of a felony or a serious misdemeanor, or three or more other misdemeanors, and do not otherwise pose a threat to national security or public safety

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The DACA eligibility requirements can be a bit daunting for first-time applicants as minor mistakes on your DACA application can cause costly delays and rejections.
At Hudson Law Group PLLC we work with our clients to insure that we submit an “airtight” DACA case and we proud to say that not of our applications have been rejected.