Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
What is DACA?
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, (DACA) is a program that protects eligible undocumented youth, who came to the United States as children, from deportation. The purpose of DACA is to give eligible undocumented individuals protection from deportation, and a work permit. The program expires after two years, and is subject to renewal.