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Updated Practice Advisory on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Released on Mon, Aug 13, 2012

For Immediate Release

Updated Practice Advisory on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

August 13, 2012 

Washington, D.C.— The Legal Action Center (LAC) is pleased to release an updated Practice Advisory, Deferred Action for Childhood ArrivalsThis Practice Advisory analyzes DHS guidance regarding the eligibility criteria and application process for the Obama administration’s new initiative to grant deferred action to certain individuals who came to the United States as children.  It also offers strategic advice for attorneys representing individuals who may qualify for deferred action under this initiative.  The LAC issued this advisory jointly with the American Immigration Lawyers Association and the National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild.

For additional resources related to the deferred action announcement, visit the Immigration Policy Center’s website

For a complete list of all LAC Practice Advisories, please visit the LAC’s website.

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For more information, please contact clearinghouse@immcouncil.org or 202-507-7516

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