What is DACA?
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) was created to allow undocumented immigrants who entered the United States before June 15, 2007 as a child under the age of 16 the ability to receive deferred action for a period of two years. DACA recipients have met specific criteria pertaining to education and public safety, with each applicant being handled on a case-by-case basis.
On July 16, 2021, a federal court found DACA unlawful. The government cannot grant new DACA applications, but existing DACA recipients are allowed to retain their grant of DACA and apply for renewal.
Important Information on DACA Rescission