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DHS/USCIS RIN: 1615-AC64 Publication ID: Spring 2021 
Title: ●Preserving and Fortifying Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals 
Abstract:

On June 15, 2012, DHS established the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy. The policy directed USCIS to create a process under which DHS exercises prosecutorial discretion, on an individual case-by-case basis, by deferring action against certain individuals who came to the U.S. as children, met other guidelines, and warranted a favorable exercise of discretion. On January 20, 2021, President Biden signed a Presidential Memorandum, Preserving and Fortifying Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), requiring DHS, in consultation with the Attorney General, to take all appropriate action to preserve and fortify DACA, consistent with applicable law. Consistent with the Presidential Memorandum, DHS intends to engage in notice-and-comment rulemaking to preserve and fortify DACA.

 
Agency: Department of Homeland Security(DHS)  Priority: Economically Significant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: Yes  Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined 
CFR Citation: 8 CFR 106    8 CFR 236    8 CFR 274a     (To search for a specific CFR, visit the Code of Federal Regulations.)
Legal Authority: 6 U.S.C. 101 et seq.    8 U.S.C. 1101 et seq.   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  08/00/2021 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: Undetermined 
Federalism: Undetermined 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
International Impacts: This regulatory action will be likely to have international trade and investment effects, or otherwise be of international interest.
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Maureen A. Dunn
Chief, Humanitarian Affairs Division
Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Office of Policy and Strategy, 5900 Capital Gateway Drive, Suite 4S190,
Camp Springs, MD 20588-0009
Phone:240 721-3000