Effective June 15, 2012, the Secretary of Homeland Security announced that individuals who came to the United States as children may request consideration of deferred action for a period of two years, subject to renewal. On November 20, 2014, the President extended the period of deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) and work authorization to three years.
Eligibility and Procedure to Obtain Deferred Action:
Guidelines found at www.uscis.gov/humanitarian/consideration-deferred-action-childhood-arrivals-daca.
- Attended Oklahoma High School: Assigned non-resident tuition waivers
- Attended High School Out of State: Must pay non-resident tuition
OUHSC Required Documents:
- Affidavit of Intent: Provided by Admissions and Records which must be signed and officially notarized. The sworn statement says that the student will file an application or petition with the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services to legalize immigration status at the earliest opportunity eligible, but not to exceed one year after the date first enrolled at OUHSC.
- Confidential Financial Form: Admissions and Records requests completion of the Confidential Financial Form plus supporting documentation for one year of tuition and fees for the specific program. (This step is required prior to the start of each new academic year.)
Note: Federal financial aid is not available to undocumented students. It is the student’s responsibility to ensure tuition and fees are paid at the designated time.