Anyone who came to the United States before their sixteenth birthday and who has been present in the U.S. since Jan. 1, 2010 may request expanded DACA. Expanded DACA will go into effect on Feb. 18, 2015

Eligibility for DACA

  1. Entered United States before reaching 16th birthday;
  2. Has continuously resided in the United States since January 1, 2010, up to the present time;
  3. Was physically present in the United States on June 15, 2012, and at the time of making your request for consideration of deferred action with USCIS;
  4. Had no other US immigration status on June 15, 2012
  5. Is currently in school, have graduated or obtained a certificate of completion from high school, have obtained a General Educational Development (GED) certificate, or are an honorably discharged veteran of the Coast Guard or Armed Forces of the United States; and
  6. Has not been convicted of a felony, a significant misdemeanor, three or more other misdemeanors, and do not otherwise pose a threat to national security or public safety.

How To Apply

  1. Submit Form I-821D, Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals with
  2. Submit Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization and
  3. Submit Form G-1145, E-Notification of Application/Petition Acceptance
  4. Submit required fee ( Totaling $465), initial evidence and supporting documents

Where to File

If you live in … U.S.Postal Service USPS Express Mail/Courier
Arizona, California USCIS Phoenix Lockbox Facility USCIS P.O. Box 20700 Phoenix, AZ 85036-0700 USCIS Phoenix Lockbox FacilityUSCIS Attn: DACA 1820 E. Skyharbor Circle S Suite 100 Phoenix, AZ 85034
Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa,Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Mexico,Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, South Dakota,Tennessee, Texas, Utah, U.S. Virgin Islands, or Wyoming. USCIS Dallas Lockbox FacilityUSCIS P.O. Box 660045 Dallas, TX 75266-0045 USCIS Dallas Lockbox FacilityUSCIS ATTN: DACA 2501 S. State Hwy.121, Business Suite 400 Lewisville, TX 75067
Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Nevada, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, or West Virginia. USCIS Chicago Lockbox FacilityUSCIS P.O. Box 5757 Chicago, IL 60680-5757 USCIS Chicago Lockbox Facility USCIS Attn: DACA 131 S. Dearborn – 3rd Floor Chicago, IL 60603-5517

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