Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is a federal process that defers removal action of an individual by USCIS for a specified number of years.
- It is not the same as financial aid
- It does not grant lawful immigration status
- It does allow individuals to apply for an SSN and work authorization
CA Dreamers should still file a CA Dream Act Application instead of a FAFSA and submit a Non-SSN GPA.