On June 15, 2012, the Secretary of Homeland Security announced that certain people
who came to the United States as children and meet several key guidelines may request
consideration of deferred action for a period of two years, subject to renewal, and
would then be eligible for work authorization and a valid Social Security Number.
On September 5, 2017, the Trump Administration announced that the DACA program would
be rescinded and no new applications would be approved.
On January 9, 2018, a federal judge issued an injunction that temporarily stopped
the Department of Homeland Security from proceeding with the termination of the DACA