UNDERSTANDING THE DREAM ACT
DO YOU QUALIFY FOR DEFERRED ACTION?
When you have been threatened to be removed from the country and are in need of legal help, quickly retaining the legal services of a skilled Washington D.C. immigration attorney is very important. If you don’t know who to turn to, you have come to the right place. Here at The Fisher Legal Group, we can help you understand if you may qualify for deferred action under the DREAM act.
Call The Fisher Legal Group today at (202) 350-2571 to discuss your options.
Deferred action refers to the action when deportation is suspended. The DREAM Act (which was made legal in 2012 by President Barack Obama) protects individuals in specific circumstances from being deported by ordering deferred action. The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) often defers the removal of individuals who meet these specific eligibility factors. In the past, the threat of deportation was constantly concerning to immigrants in the country, but thanks to the Dream Act, this may no longer be a concern.
The qualifications that must be met for eligibility include the following:
- You must be a non-citizen between the ages of 14 and 31
- You must have been in the U.S. for at least five years
- You must have arrived in the U.S. before you turned 16
- You must have obtained a GED, graduated high school, or served in the military
- You must pass a background check
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Having handled thousands of cases in which immigrants face potential deportation, our attorneys believe in aggressively representing our clients. We would be happy to offer you a free evaluation at our office to discuss the details of your case. To find out more about the DREAM Act, deferred action, and whether you qualify, please get in touch with us today at (202) 350-2571!
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