Undocumented Asians Remain in the US to Work

CALIFORNIA– Several Asians who feel they are Americans but do not possess legal documentation, cheered the new program allowing them to work and live in the United States.

According to a professor from the University of San Francisco in California there are roughly 200,000 young Asian immigrants who may be eligible for the deferred action program out of over 1.4 million to 2 million young undocumented aliens in the country.

It can be recalled that sometimes in June 2012, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano stated that the US government is postponing deportation of young illegal immigrants who were brought to the country without proper documentation when they were young. The present administration believes that by retaining productive young people, the country will benefit from their contribution to the economic development.

Who can apply under deferred action program

The US and Immigration Services has started accepting application this August from undocumented young individuals who meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants must not be over 31 years old.
  • Applicants have entered the United States when they were 15 years or younger and continued to live in the country.
  • They have met the education requirements or they have been honorably dismissed from US military service.
  • They must pass the criminal background check.

A number of Asians in the United States went for a US tourist visa or a student visa and overstayed their visas without leaving the country.

While it is true that many illegal immigrants came from Latin America, the number of Asian immigrants who arrived in the US without legal papers is growing.

Since day one (1), many young undocumented people from Asia are applying for the deferment of their removal proceeding. Many were looking happy with the new policy of Obama administration.

Applicants with criminal records

Applicants with impediments in terms of past criminal records should consult an immigration attorney so that they will be properly guided throughout the process. Retaining an immigration lawyer can significantly increase the chances of approval because experienced and licensed lawyers are familiar with the complex areas of immigration laws and are aware of the mechanics and procedures to be completed prior to applying for the deferment of deportation.

Successful application takes more than just gathering of information and filling out an application form.

Who can help

Niren and Associates is a firm with skilled immigration attorneys who have over 15 years of experience in handling various immigration cases. Niren and Associates have offices in major cities of Canada and the United States. The firm has become one of the most trusted immigration firms authorized to provide immigration services to all clients with immigration problems.

An ounce of prevention if worth a pound of cure. Talk to an immigration lawyer now before an immigration officer denies your application.

If you are one of the applicants who are hoping to stay, live and work in the United States, you may talk to one of the dedicated immigration attorneys at Niren and Associates. You may call its Los Angeles Immigration Firm at (213) 232-4397 or send your electronic message to info@visaplace.com.

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