Administrative Relief

DAPA - DACA Extended - Deferred Action for Parental Accountability

On Nov. 20, 2014, President Obama announced:Expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Introduction of Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA) and additional changes to other key programs (More information available at: En Español: Unfortunately this major action have not been implemented because for a pending lawsuit. However, our community show know in detail about these programs that would benefit around 5 million immigrants in US and 92,000 Virginia residents.

DACA - Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Certain young undocumented individuals who entered the U.S. before age 16 may apply for “deferred action” and a two-year temporary work permit. Deferred action is a relief from deportation that allows a non-U.S. citizen to temporarily remain in the U.S. It is not a path to citizenship or a green card (legal permanent residency), nor is it the DREAM Act.