Deferred action is an immigration status that can be granted to undocumented immigrants. Deferred action is most commonly used by immigration attorneys to delay deportation. Reasons that an immigration judge will grant deferred action varies greatly, since there is no specific law as to how receive deferred action. However it is believed that deferred action is more likely to be granted to an undocumented immigrant that can prove they can provide value to society.
It is for this reason, as well as many others, that it is highly recommended that you work with an immigration attorney if you are looking to be granted deferred action on your deportation. To learn more about wether or not you may be eligible for deferred action or DACA, contact our immigration team at (480) 626-2388 or book an appointment online.