Tag Archives: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals


Posted 1 year ago in Immigration by Aaron Kase  
Pink Driver’s Licenses for NC Immigrants

As the debate over comprehensive immigration reform rages on, states are deciding how they will treat immigrants who are allowed to stay and work in the country but still live in a murky limbo when it comes to legal status. North Carolina has come up with one solution: pink driver’s licenses. As of the end of January, the federal government had accepted nearly 400,000 applications and approved over 150,000 in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The memorandum issued …

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Beware of Notarios [Video]

    Immigrants in Spanish-speaking communities, beware. “Notarios” or fake lawyers are preying on unsuspecting Latinos in the United States. Haga clic aquí para leer esta historia en español. From Dallas, Texas, Lawyers.com reporter Kevin Peters introduces you to one victim, Beronica Mascorro. She paid $1,500 to a fraudulent imposter who pretended to offer legal help and expertise. In many Latin American countries, the term “notarios” signifies a person who is accredited by the government and has a license to …

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Deferred Action for Young, Illegal Immigrants [Podcast]

  Matt:  This is Matt Plessner for Lawyers.com Radio and we’ll be talking about “deferred actions for childhood arrivals” and how this affects you. We’re joined by attorney David Cox of CoxEsq from St. Louis, Missouri.   What Is Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals? David: Deferred action for childhood arrivals is the Obama Administration’s attempt to help children who were brought into the United States without any choice of their own because they were minors at the time and don’t …

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Posted 2 years ago in Immigration by Michele Bowman  
California Issues Driver’s Licenses to Undocumented Immigrants

While Arizona has come down hard on undocumented immigrant workers, its sister state, California, is giving some immigrants new rights – if they’re young enough. California Governor Jerry Brown signed one bill into law on September 30 – AB2189, which allows the state Department of Motor Vehicles to issue driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants who qualify for a separate federal program instituted in August by the Obama administration.   Help for Young, Acclimated Workers… The federal program, Deferred Action for …

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