The President announced a set of new executive actions to geive relief from deportation for large numbers of aliens currently in the US without documentation. Particularly, the the Administrration has announced that the DACA (“DACA”) program will be expanded to cover all immigrants who entered the United States before the age of sixteen and who have been present in the United States since January 1, 2010. Applicants will need to prove they do not have any felony convictions or serious misdemeanors on their record, and no more than two minor misdemeanors. Applicants also need to prove they have graduated from an accredited high school, have obtained a GED, or that they are currently working on their diploma or GED. Eligible applicants will receive a protection from deportation by the Department of Homeland Security and a three-year work permit (instead of the two-year work permit provided under the 2012 DACA program), which may be renewed. With these work permit , Eligible applicants can also receive valid social security numbers and driver’s licenses in North Carolina.
Additionally, the President has announced a new program tentatively titled Deferred Action for Parents, which will provide the same benefits as the expanded DACA program (protection from deportation and renewable three-year work permits) to all applicants who are parents of United States citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident children and who have been present in the United States since at least January 1, 2010. Applicants would also need to meet the criminal background check requirements. However, DAP applicants will not have the same education requirements. We here at Charlotte Immigration Law Firm are excited for these new programs and look forward to assisting our clients obtain these benefits. If you or a family member is interested in this program, call our Immigration Lawyers in Charlotte NCat (704) 900-2925 or email at email@example.com to schedule an appointment or to reserve your seat for one of our upcoming free information presentations!
About us: Charlotte Immigration Law Firm is a boutique legal practice focusing exclusively in the area of immigration and nationality law. Opened in 2009, the Firm handles a full range of immigration matters, including employment and family based immigration petitions, removal defense, and appeals. Our immigration lawyers in charlotte nc and legal staff help aspiring Americans, their families, and their employers navigate the complexities of U.S. immigration law. We represent our clients before U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”), the Executive Office for Immigration Review (“EOIR” or “Immigration Court”), the Board of Immigration Appeals (“BIA”), and consular posts around the world. We provide affordable immigration advice and representation to individuals, families and companies locally and worldwide. As your Immigration Lawyers in Charlotte we strive to construct personalized legal strategies for our clients, and deliver quality advice and competitive services in a trustful, honest, and professional manner. Our Immigration Lawyers in Charlotteoffer clients absolute confidentiality, a rigorous and innovative approach to your legal problems, while the firm’s light structure allows for undivided personal attention and affordable representation. If you need assistance with any immigration matter, please contact our Immigration Lawyers Charlotte NC at 704-944-3239. Our Immigration Lawyers Charlotte provide business immigration advice and representation locally and worldwide. Alex Muntean is an Immigration Lawyer providing immigration advice and representation.