Earlier this year, President Obama announced that DREAM Act eligible immigrant students will be able to remain in the U.S. without fear of deportation and can access work permits. Applicants who have not committed major crimes can apply for Deferred Action without fear of deportation for at least two years.
The application for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (I-821D) has been released along with the application for employment authorization (I-765) and I-765WS, form I-765 worksheet. If you are filing for Deferred Action make sure to file all applications. Filing address depends on state of residence, check out the complete list here.
The total fee for forms for deferred action I-821D, employment authorization I-765 and the worksheet I-765WS is $465. This fee includes the $380 form fee for the working papers I-765 and an $85 biometric services fee. Make sure you do not pay more for the applications.
Attend New York State Youth Leadership Council’s (NYSYLC) Manhattan’s Deferred Action Workshop to get more information about Deferred Action, the requirements, how to apply, when and where. Get your questions answered by an accredited lawyer.
Manhattan Deferred Action Workshop
WHEN: Thursday, Aug 16th from 6:30pm-8:30pm
WHERE: Little Sisters of the Assumption on LSA Family Health Service, 333 East 115th St, New York, NY 10029, 3rd Floor.