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Webinar for young LGBT immigrants on deferred action

August 16, 2012

Task Force staff rallied with Dream Act activists in front of the White House on the day of the announcement.

On August 15, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security rolled out its new Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program which President Obama announced in the Rose Garden two months ago.

Under DACA, eligible undocumented youth under the age of 31 may be given a type of temporary permission to stay in the U.S. called “deferred action.” Deferred action will be valid for two years and may be renewed at the end of the two years. Individuals who receive deferred action will receive employment authorization.

Join a webinar/call hosted by the National Council of La Raza, Immigration Equality, National Center for Lesbian Rights, Lambda Legal and the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force to find out if you are eligible to apply for deferred action and employment authorization. Find out how to apply and resources available to assist you your application.

Webinar/call information:

Date: Friday, August 24 at 2 p.m. ET

Name of call: Deferred Action for DREAMers

Webinar information:

Reserve your Webinar seat now at https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/737026030. After registering you will receive a confirmation emailing containing information about joining the Webinar.

If you don’t have computer access, you can simply call in toll free to: 1.877.273.4202 Conference Room: 9495854

Presented by: Laura Vazquez, Immigration Legislative Analyst, National Council of La Raza

Introduction by Rachel Tiven, Executive Director, Immigration Equality

For more information on DACA click here.

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