Deferred Action

The Department of Homeland Security, or DHS, has announced a long-awaited final rule codifying Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. The new regulations, which will take effect on Oct. 31, 2022, rescind the June 15, 2012, Napolitano memo, but maintain the existing DACA eligibility guidelines and largely preserve the policies that have been in place since the program’s beginning.
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