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Deferred Action on Alien Removal

Programs that assist in filing applications for discretionary relief in situations where the Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (BICE) can decide not to prosecute or remove (deport) a particular alien based on a recommendation of the District Director and Regional Commissioner. Factors in the recommendation and decision include but are not limited to immigration status, immigration history, length of residence in the U.S., criminal history, humanitarian concerns, the ultimate likelihood of removal, community attention and resources available in BICE.

Taxonomy Code: FT-3600.6500-250

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