Social Justice For All
Current and accurate immigration information
Immigration information is provided to the local community as requested or through informational nights. Families and individuals are provided with a list of attorneys to help them with adjusting their status. Up-to-date information in regards to DACA/ Differed Action for Childhood Arrivals is monitored and communicated through Facebook, email, phone, or informational nights.
Centro Latino strives to provide information about DACA- Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals to the Latino Community. On June 15, 2012 the President of the United States offered “deferred action” to immigrants that were brought to the US at an early age. The requirements are:
- They had to have to the US before the age of 16; and were under the age of 31 with no valid immigration status on June 15, 2012;
- To have lived continuously lived in the US from 2007 to present;
- Currently in school, graduated from high school, obtained a GED or
- were honorably discharged from the Armed Forces;
- not convicted of a felony, a “significant” misdemeanor, or three or more misdemeanors,
- do not pose a threat to National Security or public safety
Individuals who arrived in the U.S. at an early age are encouraged to attend GED classes and encouraged to inquire about DACA.