The Obama administration has announced that it will stop deporting DREAM Act-eligible youth. What's more, it will use its administrative authority to grant, on a case-by-case basis, deferred action and work authorization to young people who meet certain criteria.
Come to a FREE Information Session to learn more:
Saturday, August 4, 2012
4 pm to 6 pm
Office of Mississippi Immigrants Rights Alliance ¡MIRA!
610 Water Street
Biloxi, MS 39530
Co-sponosored by: Alliance for the Education of Undocumented Youth, American Civil Liberties Union of Mississippi, STEPS Coalition, El Pueblo and MIRA.
The basic criteria to qualify are the following:
* Came to the United States under the age of sixteen.
* Have continuously resided in the United States for at least five years preceding June 15, 2012 and are present in the United States on June 15, 2012.
* Are currently in school, have graduated from high school, have obtained a general education development certificate, or are honorably discharged veterans of the Coast Guard or Armed Forces of the United States.
* Have not been convicted of a felony offense, a significant misdemeanor offense, multiple misdemeanor offenses, or otherwise pose a threat to national security or public safety.
* Are not above the age of thirty.
We strongly urge you to seek a recognized nonprofit immigration program, such as El Pueblo, or a licensed attorney. Please stay away from "notarios" and other unscrupulous entities who are not authorized to practice immigration law.
No applications will be accepted by USCIS before August 15, 2012.
Last Updated ( Friday, 03 August 2012 17:15 )