Visit an Application Support Center (ASC) for biometric services.After USCIS receives your complete request with fees, we will send you a notice scheduling you to visit an ASC to for biometric services.You can check the status of your case on There are very limited fee exemptions available.Your request for a fee exemption must be filed and favorably adjudicated before you file your DACA request without a fee.If you fail to attend your ASC appointment, USCIS may deny your request DACA.Children under 14 in removal proceedings, with a final removal order, or with a voluntary departure order, and who are not in immigration detention, will appear at the ASC for photographs only. The 90-day period for reviewing Form I-765 filed together with Form I-821D begins if and when USCIS decides to defer action in your case.The USCIS National Customer Service Center is now open Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. Once USCIS has approved your request for DACA, you may file Form I-131, Application for Travel Document, to request advance parole to travel outside of the United States.
We will apply our policy guidance governing the referral of cases to U. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the issuance of notices to appear. Return to top Certain travel outside the United States may affect the continuous residence guideline. You cannot apply for advance parole unless and until DHS has determined whether to defer action in your case.Note: There are no fee waivers available for employment authorization applications connected to DACA.If USCIS grants DACA and employment authorization in your case, you will receive a written notice of that decision.On June 15, 2012, the Secretary of Homeland Security announced that certain people who came to the United States as children and meet several guidelines may request consideration of deferred action for a period of two years, subject to renewal. Deferred action is a use of prosecutorial discretion to defer removal action against an individual for a certain period of time. The following information explains the guidelines for requesting DACA for the first time. You must also be at least 15 years or older to request DACA, unless you are currently in removal proceedings or have a final removal or voluntary departure order, as summarized in the table below: Please see our Frequently Asked Questions for more detail on school-related guidelines.If you need further information and cannot find it in our Frequently Asked Questions, you can call our National Customer Service Center at 1-800-375-5283 or 1-800-767-1833 (TDD for the hearing-impaired). Return to top If you meet the guidelines for DACA, you will need to complete the following steps to make your request to USCIS.
You can submit legible copies of these documents unless the instructions specify you must submit an original document. Include the required forms, fees and supporting documentation with your filing.