PHOENIX - It’s a big day for "DREAMers" across the United States. More than 1.2 million people will apply to avoid deportation and receive a work permit.
“This is such a good opportunity for us DREAMers. It will open so many doors and give us a chance to prove to our country that we are here to do good,” said Michael Nazario who is applying for documentation.
You also must have a high school diploma or GED and have no serious criminal history.
A group called No Dream Deferred is providing free legal help to those in Arizona who are qualified.
Immigrants will have to pay a $465 fee and submit proof of their eligibility. Proof can include school transcripts, medical and financial records as well as military service records.
To see if you're qualified, you can visit the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services website .
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