– When U.S. immigration officials said Jan. 13 they would honor a court order and accept renewal applications from the young people known as "Dreamers" whose fate is at the center of a congressional stalemate, Jose Perez was ready. But first, the 21-year-old college student and jewelry consultant had to get paid. The application price for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, is $495. He got his paycheck Thursday. By Friday, he had filled out his application and sent it off.