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USCIS Updates FAQ on DACA, Releases Latest Statistics


U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently updated its FAQ (PDF) on deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA), and released related statistics.

The latest version of the FAQ was released on January 18, 2013. USCIS posted new information on the definition of DACA, accrual of unlawful presence, continuous residence requirements, the effect of traveling outside the United States, violations of status, DACA for those living in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, fee waivers, and other issues.

USCIS also released the latest statistics (PDF) on DACA as of January 17, 2013. As of that date, USCIS had approved 154,404 cases and rejected 13,366, of a total of 407,899 received and 394,533 accepted for review.

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