Legal Debate Prompted By Arizona Ban On Deferred Action Licenses

"Under current state law, Arizona residents can present a work permit, a Social Security Number and one other form of ID to receive a state driver’s license. But the governor’s office asserts that there is a difference between the young people who would qualify for the new Obama Administration...

USCIS Confirms DACA Recipients Are “Lawfully Present”

"In updated guidance released this afternoon by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the Obama Administration confirmed that recipients of deferred action are authorized to be in the United States and therefore considered to be “lawfully present” under federal immigration laws...

DHS Statement Will Force States to Review Driver License Policies

"The Department of Homeland Security clarified Friday that undocumented youth who are given work permits and deportation reprieve under the deferred action program are considered to be lawfully present in the United States. The updated guidelines posted on the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services...