Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

To put it simply, DACA allows those who entered the US as children to obtain a work permit and a social security number. Successful DACA applicants will receive a work permit valid for 2 years. After that, you’ll be able to renew your permit for additional 3-year terms.

Am I eligible for DACA?

To enjoy the benefits of DACA, you’ll need to meet a handful of requirements:

  • Your birthday must be after June 15th, 1981
  • You must have entered the US on or before your 15th birthday
  • You must have maintained a continuous presence in the US since June 15th, 2007
  • You must have graduated high school, obtained a GED, OR be currently enrolled in school
  • You must have a limited criminal record

If you don’t meet one or more of these requirements, you may still be eligible to apply. However, your case will need to be evaluated by an attorney to give you the best chance at success.

How can Monument Immigration help with my DACA application?

Our firm will make sure the application requirements are crystal clear, help you gather your application information, and accurately prepare your submission to the United States government.

Monument can have your DACA application ready to submit within just 48 hours of receiving your documentation and information.

How long does the DACA process take?

Following submission, the US government typically takes about 7 months to process your application.

DACA renewals should be initiated at least 6 months prior to the expiration of your DACA status.

Why should I apply?

For those without legal status in the United States, DACA can be a golden ticket for obtaining a work permit and social security number—a promise from the government that you won’t be deported for as long as your DACA is valid.

More than just a number or a piece of paper, being recognized by DACA is peace of mind.

How much does a DACA consultation cost?

For your initial consultation and application, we charge a flat, no-hassle fee of $2000, or $500 for DACA renewals.

We believe all immigrants are entitled to fair legal counsel as they chase the American Dream, and that belief is reflected in our highly competitive pricing. That’s also why we’re proud to offer interest-free payment plans with an initial payment of just $500. If you choose to make your entire payment up front, you’ll receive a 10% discount.

Also, bear in mind that the government filing fee for both initial and renewal requests is $495.

Why Monument Immigration?

No One Handles DACA Cases Better than Monument Immigration


We ONLY do Immigration Law

Immigration law is complex, and one mistake can set your application’s processing time back weeks or even months. We focus 100% on immigration law, because that’s the only way to give you the best service possible. My team and I live and breathe immigration law, and helping you process your DACA application is one of our specialties.

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Over the years, we’ve received hundreds of 5-star ratings, glowing reviews, and multiple awards like Avvo’s 2017 Client Choice Award. But more important than the numbers are the real stories and people behind them—the hundreds of clients we’ve helped tackle our complex immigration system to achieve happier, stress-free lives.

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Personalized Attention

We promise to treat you like a real person, not just a case number. We at Monument all share a connection with the immigrant communities across our nation, and providing you with accurate, simple legal counsel is just part of our DNA. We just love seeing people like you achieve their dreams.

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Judi and Elizabeth

Monument Client

Puppies For Sale

Mr. Mark Naugle handled all the details from beginning to end and won our immigration case. When Mark said he would get something done he did! All the paperwork were filed promptly and accurately. I highly recommend Mark Naugle as an immigration attorney.

Ryan G.

Monument Client

Puppy Breeder

Mark is professional, kind, patient, knows the immigration laws very well and gave us a good strategy as to how we should proceed with our case. He helped my wife through the adjustment to permanent resident status process giving us peace of mind and confidence.

Leo M.

Monument Client

Best Puppy Breeder

Mark was extremely efficient processing my Deferred Action application. His client portal was simple and easy to use. My application was ready to submit within 2 days of my completing the questionnaire. I would highly recommend Mark and Monument Immigration.

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Questions & Answers

How can I send you my documents? Do you need originals?

Most documents submitted to the government do not need to be originals. For this reason, you can submit the vast majority of your documents via email, fax, or upload them through your client portal. You can also mail or drop off any documents at our office.

However, be prepared to take originals with you to your interview.

Is there anything I can do to make my application move faster?

Yes! First of all, you can complete your online questionnaire as quickly and accurately as possible. This will allow us to begin preparing all of the necessary forms ASAP. Getting your passport photos, filing fee checks, and supporting documents to our office as quickly as possible will expedite your case.

It’s important to remember that the government’s processing times vary by case type, and there is nothing that can be done to expedite your case once it has been submitted. That’s why getting your application completed quickly and with 100% accuracy is so important.

Will someone attend my interview with me?

Monument Immigration offers interview attendance for an additional $250. However, we will ensure that you are so well prepared that interview attendance by an immigration attorney is not necessary. This preparation is included in your flat fee price.

What forms of payment do you accept?

We accept cash, checks, and credit or debit cards.

How do I pay my government filing fees?

You can prepare a check or money order made payable to the “U.S. Department of Homeland Security”. If you would prefer, we can make arrangements to send a check on your behalf through our trust account. Ask our staff for details.

Can I switch attorneys?

You have the right to change attorneys whenever you would like. You also have the right to a copy of your file from your previous immigration lawyer.

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