Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
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Under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, certain eligible undocumented immigrants who came to the United States before the age of 16 can apply for two years’ relief from deportation. However, despite the recent hype in the media, DACA is not a path to U.S. permanent residence and young people should educate themselves before applying.