Documents

What documents do I need to demonstrate that I came to the United States before the age of 16?

  • Documents sufficient for an individual to demonstrate that he or she came to the United States before the age of 16 includes, but is not limited to: financial records, medical records, school records, employment records, and military records.

What documents do I need to demonstrate that I have resided in the United States for a least five years preceding June 15, 2012?

  • Documents sufficient for an individual to demonstrate that he or she has resided in the United States for at five years immediately preceding June 15, 2012 includes, but is not limited to: financial records, medical records, school records, employment records, and military records.

What documents do I need to demonstrate that I was physically present in the United States on June 15, 2012?

  • Documents sufficient for an individual to demonstrate that he or she was physically present on June 15, 2012, the date the memorandum was issued, includes, but is not limited to: financial records, medical records, school records, employment records, and military records.

What documents do I need to demonstrate that I am currently in school, have graduated from high school, or have obtained my general education development certificate (GED)?

  • Documents sufficient for an individual to demonstrate that he or she is currently in school, has graduated from high school, or has obtained a GED certificate includes, but is not limited to: diplomas, GED certificates, report cards, and school transcripts.

What documents will I need to demonstrate that I am an honorably discharged veteran of the Coast Guard or Armed Forces of the United States?

  • Documents sufficient for an individual to demonstrate that he or she is an honorably discharged veteran of the Coast Guard or Armed Forces of the United States includes, but is not limited to: report of separation forms, military personnel records, and military health records.

Take a look at our Deferred Action Document Checklist to find out what documents you need to collect before applying for deferred action.

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