Tuesday, July 15, 2014
USCIS Publishes Report on Characteristics of Individuals Requesting and Approved for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
Today, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published Characteristics of Individuals Requesting and Approved for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). This is USCIS’ first report about the demographic characteristics of people who requested DACA from August 2012 to September 2013 and were approved by January 2014. The report presents data based on the following categories:
• Age groups
• Country of birth
• Marital status
• Geographic location at the time of filing (state and metro/micropolitan statistical areas)
USCIS will continue publishing quarterly reports about the cumulative number of DACA requests received, accepted and approved. Those reports are available at www.uscis.gov/data.