I-821D, Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals


To request that we consider granting or renewing deferred action, on a case-by-case basis, using guidelines described in the Secretary of Homeland Security’s memorandum issued June 15, 2012 (PDF). Deferred action is a discretionary determination to defer removal action of an individual as an act of prosecutorial discretion. Individuals who receive deferred action will not be placed into removal proceedings or removed from the United States for a specified period of time. Individuals filing Form I-821D must also file Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorizationand Form I-765WS, Form I-765 Worksheet.