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DACA students are eligible to apply with or without a cosigner. Individuals may apply as a borrower or cosigner based on their citizenship status as follows:
For DACA status: To verify your individual resident status, DACA students will need to provide documentation from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security / U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) that indicates DACA status that does not expire within 6-months of the end of the enrollment period for which the loan is being requested.
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Students that are a U.S. citizen or have Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) status may apply without a cosigner. Students that are not a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident may apply with a creditworthy cosigner that is a U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident.