Cancellation of DAPA Protection for Undocumented Immigrants

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The cancellation of Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA) granting migratory protection for undocumented parents of children with citizenship or permanent residence  can affect some 5 million families,

The decision taken by President Trump will divide families who have children protected by this program and will leave their parents in a total state of uncertainty.Reina Bates Contact

This program protected the undocumented parents from deportation and at the same time children who now will be within the nation without their parents, alone and in many cases without resources.

DAPA was implemented by Executive Action of President Barack Obama’s 2014 which, in addition to protecting parents of U.S. citizens and permanent residents from deportation extended the coverage of the Deferred Action of 2012 (DACA) for the dreamers.

When you consult with an immigration attorney it is important that you are able to speak with an actual attorney. No one besides an attorney is able to give you legal advice, even an attorney’s assistant cannot give you legal advice, you must speak with an actual licensed attorney. You must also be able to understand the attorney. The attorney must either speak a language you understand or have a competent interpreter that will allow you to understand what the attorney is saying. If you cannot communicate with the attorney they will not be able to provide you safe advice. Never hire an attorney that you have not spoken with.

Speaking with an experienced and skilled immigration attorney is the first step when dealing with any immigration issue. An experienced attorney authorized to practice immigration law in Dallas, throughout Texas, and in all fifty states can assure that your case moves forward as quickly as possible and is handled correctly. 

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