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USCIS Director Mayorkas responds to CISOMB re deferred action

" ... 1. USCIS will shortly issue internal standard operating procedures to ensure consistency in the processing and determination of deferred action requests. 2. USCIS is tracking data regarding the number of deferred action requests, the disposition of those requests, and other relevant metrics...

Not the DREAM Act, but a Temporary End to the Fear of Removal for Some Undocumented Youth

By Carrie Rosenbaum On June 15 President Obama announced that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) would not deport certain undocumented youth who would otherwise be eligible for the DREAM Act. The administration instituted a policy change, but not an Executive Order. However, because Congress...

Excerpts From the July 1, 2012, Bender's Immigration Bulletin: Deferred Action Process for Young People Announced

Deferred Action Process for Young People Announced On June 15, President Barack Obama and Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano made important statements on immigration-enforcement policy toward young people who are in the United States without authorization and who meet certain criteria...

Deferred Action Telecon Monday July 9th

" U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), invite any interested individuals to participate in our second joint national engagement to provide further detail regarding the implementation of Secretary...

USCIS Deferred Action Teleconference TODAY! - Friday, Aug. 3rd, 2012 - 2:00 P.M. Eastern

USCIS, Aug. 3, 2012 : "USCIS Public Engagement Division: Stakeholder Teleconference on Deferred Action TODAY! U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services sent this bulletin at 08/03/2012 09:57 AM EDT Dear Stakeholder, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Alejandro Mayorkas...

DACA: The Brochure (M799B)

I Am a Young Person Who Arrived in the United States as a Child (Childhood Arrival) - How Do I…Request Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals? - M799B, USCIS, Aug. 3, 2012 .