What is DAPA?
iAmerica provides a brief overview in this short video:
Deferred Action is a federal government program that provides temporary protection from deportation. Deferred Action also allows you to apply for a Social Security number, work authorization, and special permission to allow travel to and from the United States.
Deferred Action is not a permanent immigration status. It is not a green card or a path to citizenship. People who get Deferred Action cannot apply for federally funded public benefits, such as food stamps, housing subsidies, Affordable Care Act health insurance premium subsidies, or student financial aid.
The DAPA Story: A Legal Battle The 5th Circuit Court has not ruled on president’s immigration initiatives DAPA and expanded DACA. If they don’t rule before Nov. 1st, it will be really hard for this case to go the Supreme Court before the end of 2016, meaning the hopes and dreams of millions of families will be put on hold. #DAPAstory
For additional information on DAPA/DACA visit the National Immigrant Justice Center review the resources LawHelpNY has curated.