Friday, October 12, 2012

USCIS Releases Updated Statistics on DACA Requests

On October 12, 2012, the US Citizenship and Immigration Services announced updated statistics on the number of requests for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ("DACA") cases received between August 15, 2012 and October 10, 2012.  The USCIS received 179,794 applications during that two month period. Of these, 158,408 have been scheduled for a "biometric" or fingerprint appointment.  So far, the USCIS has approved only 4,591 cases.  For more information about filing for Deferred Action, email