LOS ANGELES UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
STUDENT RECORDS AND DATA MANAGEMENT BRANCH

DEFERRED ACTION REQUEST


The U.S. federal court order issued on February 16, 2015 blocking the expansion of DACA does not affect the existing DACA. Individuals may continue to apply for both the initial and renewal of DACA under the guidelines established in 2012.

The District may be able to provide documents that students could use in support of the following criteria:

A. Came to the United States before reaching 16th birthday,
B. Applicants must be at least 15 years old to request DACA unless the applicant is currently in removal proceedings or has a final removal order or voluntary departure order and is not in immigration detention. Verification of an existing removal order will be required.
C. Have continuously resided in the United States since June 15, 2007 for students with later birthdates and partial years for older students,
D. Are currently enrolled in school, have graduated, or obtained a certificate of completion from high school.

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will accept the following documentation for the above criteria:
A. School records (transcripts, report cards, etc.) from the school currently attending or attended, showing the name(s) of the school(s) and periods of school attendance and the current educational or grade level.
B. U.S. high school diploma or certificate of completion;
C. Any other relevant document.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

For inquiries, please contact us by e-mail: daca@lausd.net