Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
On June 15, 2012, the Secretary of Homeland Security announced that certain people who came to the United States as children and meet several key guidelines may request consideration of deferred action for a period of two years, subject to renewal, and would then be eligible for work authorization. Deferred action is a discretionary determination to defer removal action of an individual as an act of prosecutorial discretion. Deferred action does not provide an individual with lawful status.
At CBDIO we provide support for those who are potential candidates for Deferred Action. We organize workshops in some parts of the Central Valley in which we provide direct free services for the community. At each of our workshops we have a pro-bono attorney who answers questions and who reviews final applications before they are submitted. We also provide one on one assistance at our office in which we help those individuals with the process for Deferred Action.