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Hispanic Resource Center: Immigration Reform Updates

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Deferred Action and Temporary Relief

You may request consideration of deferred action for childhood arrivals if you:   

1.    Were under the age of 31 as of June 15, 2012;

2.    Came to the United States before reaching your 16th birthday;

3.    Have continuously resided in the United States since June 15, 2007, up to the present time;  

4.    Were 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;

5.    Entered without inspection before June 15, 2012, or your lawful immigration status expired as of June 15, 2012;

6.    Are currently in school, have graduated or obtained a certificate of completion from high school, have obtained a general education development (GED) certificate, or are an honorably discharged veteran of the Coast Guard or Armed Forces of the United States; and

7.    Have not been convicted of a felony, significant misdemeanor, three or more other misdemeanors, and do not otherwise pose a threat to national security or public safety.



Individuals can call U.S. Citizenship and  Immigration Services at 1-800-375-5283 or visit

For support in Tulsa:

Catholic Charities

(918) 949-4673


YWCA Multicultural Service Center

(918) 663-0377


DREAM Act Oklahoma


Twitter: @Dreamact_OK

Immigration Reform Basics

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