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Updated DACA September 2013 Statistics

Update on DACA statistics through August 31, 2013 - the USCIS approved over 455,455 requests for Deferred Action, from 588,725 applications received. Of these, 350,056 citizens of Mexico, and 3,203 from Philippines closes out the bottom of the Top 10 countries receiving approvals. California is leading among the states with 161,624 and Texas with 93,277 applications submitted is at No. 2.

Updated DACA statistics are here.

Update on DACA statistics through February 14, 2013 - the USCIS approved over 199,460 requests for Deferred Action, from 423,634 applications received. Of these, citizens of Mexico have submitted over 313,722, and 3,128 from Philippines closes out the bottom of the Top 10 countries. California is leading among the states with 119,466 and Texas with 68,005 applications submitted is at no. 2. *** Don't forget that an application for employment authorization (EAD) must be submitted with the Form I-821D and I-765WS.

Our radio guest Marco Malagon, President of the North Texas Dream Team, answered questions live.

On today's radios show, we hosted Marco Malagon, the President of the North Texas Dream Team, who spoke about his point of view on Immigration Reform and Deferred Action. Tune-in each Monday at 10:30AM to Univision America 1270 AM, and listen to the Chavez & Valko Immigration program.

DACA Update - Concurrent approvals of I-821D/I-765

Deferred Action processing update: our immigration law firm can confirm that in some cases, the USCIS is approving the I-821D (deferred action) and I-765 (employment authorization) applications at the same time. Today we received several approvals which have been pending for 47 days.

The USCIS has approved close to 4,600 Deferred Action requests.

According to USCIS, the agency has approved close to 4,600 Deferred Action requests by eligible applicants. By October 12, 2012, the immigration agency received nearly 180,000 applications (I-821D with I-765), and has over 6,400 of them under review.

Deferred Action Policy Update

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) in cooperation with US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (USICE) began to exercise prosecutorial discretion and will grant deferred action for renewable periods to certain eligible persons. These persons may also be eligible for Employment Authorization document (Work Permit or EAD) if they can demonstrate economic necessity.

UPDATE ON DEFERRED ACTION PROGRAM: September 11, 2012 - According to most recent reports, the USCIS has issued first approvals for applications for Deferred Action (I-821D) out of estimated 72,000 applications received so far. Work permit approvals should follow the grants of deferred action.

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