Link To The Language Confirming #DACA Recipients Are “Lawfully Present”

The language confirming DACA recipients are “lawfully present” is in the newly revised Frequently Asked Questions issued today.  Question 1, What is Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals states:

An individual who has received deferred action is authorized by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to be present in the United States, and is therefore considered by DHS to be lawfully present during the period deferred action is in effect.

About David Leopold
Past President American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), In-the-Trenches practicing immigration Attorney, Blogger, Activist, Photographer, Educator, World Traveler. All opinions are my own.

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