On June 5, 2014, USCIS released a new form I-821D for the renewal of your authorized stay in the United States for the next two (2) years.
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.
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.
As a result of the 2012 Presidential Elections, we anticipate that the Obama administration will continue accepting applications for Deferred Action for eligible young persons. We also hope that the Administration will be able to work in a bi-partisan way with the Congress to achieve a Comprehensive Immigration Reform in the foreseeable future.
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.
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.