President Obama’s initiative to allow children who came into the US before the age of 16 and who are illegal and under the age of 31 as of June 15, 2012 has begun! See if you qualify by answering the questions below. See what the benefits are (what’s in it for you?). If you qualify, we can help. Immigration law is what we do at Paulich, Slack & Wolff, P.A.
Casey Wolff, Esq.
ARE YOU A DREAMER?
DEFERRED ACTION APPLICATION (“DAA”)
Answer these questions with a “√” or “X” to see if you are a Dreamer eligible for legal immigration status.
A. Are you a “DREAMER”? “Yes” for Nos. 1-6 and “No” for 7 mean you are eligible.
___ ___ 1. Were you born after June 15, 1981?
___ ___ 2. Did you come to the U.S. before your 16th birthday?
___ ___ 3. Have you resided in the U.S. since June 15, 2007?
___ ___ 4. Were you in the U.S. on June 15, 2012?
___ ___ 5. Did you enter the U.S. illegally before June 15, 2012 or did your visa expire before June 15, 2012?
___ ___ 6. Are you currently in school, have you graduated from high school, have you obtained your GED, are you studying for your GED or have you been honorably discharged from the U.S. armed forces?
___ ___ 7. Have you ever been convicted of a felony, a serious misdemeanor or 3 or more minor misdemeanors?
B. If you qualify, please read on.
C. What benefits do I get under Deferred Action?
1. Quasi-legal immigration status for 2 years, renewable.
2. Employment Authorization Document (“work card”) which is a federal photo ID.
3. U.S. Social Security Number which can be obtained using your work card.
4. Driver’s license using your work card and new Social Security Card.
5. Protection from deportation.