Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals = DACA
Agencies and organization websites are listed below that maintain current information about DACA, a directive allowing undocumented youth an opportunity to temporarily stay in the United States legally if they meet specific requirements.
“On June 15th, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano announced that effective immediately, certain young people who were brought to the United States as young children, do not present a risk to national security or public safety, and meet several key criteria will be considered for relief from removal from the country or from entering into removal proceedings” from the DHS website for Deferred Action
Mission: The National Immigration Law Center envisions a society in which all people — regardless of race, gender, immigration or economic status — are treated fairly and humanely.
An online tool to help youth determine if they are eligible for DACA.
A website devoted to DACA, a variety tips and resources.
This includes a warning: “There are a lot of people out there saying they can get you on the process right now (with a little money). Don’t fall prey to these unscrupulous predators. Educate yourself! Own the Dream!”