Policy Announcement by Obama Administration Offers Temporary Relief to DREAMers
On Friday, August 24, 2012, Representatives Judy Chu (CA-32) and Grace Napolitano (CA-38) along with the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angles (CHIRLA) and the City of El Monte, will host a community forum in El Monte in response to the recent start of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service’s application process for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. The guidelines and application process for the Obama Administration’s deferred action policy were unveiled August 15, 2012 and upon approval, applicants would have deportation proceedings against them deferred, while simultaneously obtaining a work permit, good up to two years. This community forum will provide the information necessary to understand the qualifications and procedures for deferred action for childhood arrivals as well as allow applicants to speak with attorneys about their individual cases. Friday, August 24th, 2012 6:00p.m.-8:00p.m.Lambert Park Auditorium, 11431 Mc Girk Street, El Monte, CA 91732.