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Houston-Based Tech Company Develops Mobile App To Help Young Immigrants

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HOUSTON, Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobisoft Infotech, an award-winning smartphone development company, working for The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), the American Immigration Council (AIC), the Immigration Advocates Network (IAN), and the Own the Dream campaign today announces the launch of Pocket DACA. This mobile app for smartphones and tablets will help immigrants brought to the United States as children understand the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) process, through which the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) grants two-year, renewable reprieves from deportation to eligible young immigrants.

"Mobisoft is proud to have collaborated with so many reputable associations on the development of this important app. We are pleased that the final Pocket DACA product reached our goal of meeting the needs of multiple influential groups while also creating an easy mode of connectivity for these tech-savvy young people," said Tim Morris, vice president of business development at Mobisoft Infotech.

The need for Pocket DACA emerged nearly a year ago on August 15, 2013 when the DACA program was implemented. The policy allows approximately 1.6 million undocumented immigrant youth living in the U.S. to defer removal actions and find a pathway for work authorization. To date, more than half a million youth have applied. Through the app, immigrants can take advantage of a potentially life-changing opportunity.

Available for download from the Apple iTunes and Google Play stores, Pocket DACA offers a self-screening tool for potential applicants to understand their eligibility and a searchable directory of listings for immigration legal services providers, including non-profit groups, in all 50 states. The app also includes links to news about the deferred action process and frequently asked questions. A Spanish version of Pocket DACA will be available later this year.

About Mobisoft Infotech Houston-based Mobisoft Infotech is an award-winning company that helps enterprises achieve their business goals by defining their mobile initiatives and reaping benefits from mobility. The firm, who won the 2012 CES AT&T Power your Future award for their development of the People Power application, is focused on understanding the opportunities and challenges enterprises face with mobility today which is characterized by constant innovation and rapid changes. The team of discovery experts focuses on cloud solutions, mobile strategy, cross-platform development and content publishing. Working on all major platforms with special emphasis on iOS and Android app development, Mobisoft Infotech has built more than 200 successful apps for a diverse portfolio of global clients primarily in the medical, educational, energy, fitness and wellness and senior verticals industries. For more information on Mobisoft Infotech visit or call 713.840.7120.Mobisoft Infotech

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