Under the program officially known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, undocumented immigrants are eligible for two-year deportation waivers, which can be renewed, if they:
are younger than 31
came to the United States before age 16
are enrolled in school, or graduated from high school or served in the U.S. armed forces
have no criminal record
To get applications, go to www.uscis.gov/childhoodarrivals. Applicants must pay a $465 fee and provide proof of identity and eligibility.