DHS to Give Work Permits to Undocumented Individuals

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently made an announcement, indicating that in the next 60 days, certain undocumented individuals who have continuously resided in the U.S. for at least 5 years will be eligible for deferred action from deportation and will be given work permits for 2 years. These work permits will be renewable.

To be eligible, the individuals (1) must have entered the U.S. prior to age 16 and be under age 30, (2) they must be in high school, have graduated high school, or received an honorable discharge from the U.S. military, and (3) must have good moral character.

Published in: on June 18, 2012 at 2:05 pm  Leave a Comment