How Much Do You Really Know About Daca?

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How Much Do You Really Know About Daca? - Quiz

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) affords individuals who migrated to United States at a early age the opportunity of 2-year differed action which is renewable. DACA also allow such individuals to obtain a work permit which remains valid for certain period of time. Dust your history and immigration books and attempt this quiz now!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who was the president when DACA was announced?

    • A.

      Barrack Obama

    • B.

      Donald Trump

    • C.

      Richard Nixon

    • D.

      Benjamin Franklin

    Correct Answer
    A. Barrack Obama
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Barack Obama. DACA, which stands for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, was announced by President Barack Obama on June 15, 2012. This policy allowed certain undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children to receive a renewable two-year period of deferred action from deportation and eligibility for a work permit. Donald Trump, Richard Nixon, and Benjamin Franklin were not presidents when DACA was announced.

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  • 2. 

    On what day was this policy declared by the US government?

    • A.

      May 14, 2018

    • B.

      June 15, 2012

    • C.

      May 15, 2016

    • D.

      June 15, 2013

    Correct Answer
    B. June 15, 2012
    Explanation
    The policy was declared by the US government on June 15, 2012.

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  • 3. 

    What are beneficiaries of the DREAM act called?

    • A.

      Dream Holders

    • B.

      Dreamers

    • C.

      Expatriates

    • D.

      Nationals

    Correct Answer
    B. Dreamers
    Explanation
    The beneficiaries of the DREAM act are called Dreamers. The DREAM act is a proposed legislation that would provide a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children. Dreamers refers to these individuals who would benefit from the act and have been advocating for its implementation.

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  • 4. 

    The majority of the beneficiaries of the DREAM act are from ____________

    • A.

      South Africa 

    • B.

      Nigeria

    • C.

      Mexico

    • D.

      Brazil

    Correct Answer
    C. Mexico
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Mexico because the DREAM Act primarily benefits undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children, and Mexico has the highest number of undocumented immigrants in the U.S. Therefore, it can be inferred that the majority of the beneficiaries of the DREAM Act are from Mexico.

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  • 5. 

    How many people were eligible for DACA as of August 2012?

    • A.

      1.7 million people

    • B.

      2 million people

    • C.

      500, 000 people

    • D.

      20, 000 people

    Correct Answer
    A. 1.7 million people
    Explanation
    As of August 2012, approximately 1.7 million people were eligible for DACA. This indicates that a significant number of individuals met the requirements to apply for the program during that time.

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  • 6. 

    How many applications for DACA did USCIS receive as of June 2016?

    • A.

      890, 237 applications

    • B.

      844, 931 applications

    • C.

      233, 459 applications 

    • D.

      120, 237 applications

    Correct Answer
    B. 844, 931 applications
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 844, 931 applications. This means that as of June 2016, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) received a total of 844,931 applications for DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). This program allows certain undocumented individuals who came to the US as children to receive temporary relief from deportation and work authorization.

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  • 7. 

    Who was the Secretary of Homeland Security when DACA was being implemented?

    • A.

      Janet Napolitano

    • B.

      Gregory Watkins

    • C.

      Sarah Johnson

    • D.

      Alice Dufresne

    Correct Answer
    A. Janet Napolitano
    Explanation
    Janet Napolitano was the Secretary of Homeland Security when DACA was being implemented.

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  • 8. 

    To be eligible candidates must be under the age of 

    • A.

      27

    • B.

      57

    • C.

      31

    • D.

      23

    Correct Answer
    C. 31
    Explanation
    To be eligible for whatever the context is, candidates must be under the age of 31.

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  • 9. 

    Who was the first person to challenge the expansion of DACA 

    • A.

      Arthur Richard

    • B.

      John Breuer

    • C.

      Joe Arpaio

    • D.

      Thomas Jenkins

    Correct Answer
    C. Joe Arpaio
    Explanation
    Joe Arpaio is the correct answer because he was the first person to legally challenge the expansion of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Arpaio, a former sheriff from Arizona, filed a lawsuit against the Obama administration in 2012, arguing that the expansion of DACA was unconstitutional. This lawsuit ultimately led to a legal battle that reached the Supreme Court in 2016. Therefore, Joe Arpaio played a significant role in challenging the expansion of DACA.

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  • 10. 

    Which of these states first opposed DACA when it was announced?

    • A.

      Washington

    • B.

      Texas

    • C.

      California

    • D.

      Arizona

    Correct Answer
    D. Arizona
    Explanation
    Arizona is the correct answer because it was one of the first states to openly oppose the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program when it was announced. The state's opposition was evident through legal challenges and political statements, highlighting their disagreement with the policy. This opposition from Arizona set a precedent for other states to follow suit and express their opposition to DACA as well.

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