length of the person's presence in the U.S.;
circumstance of the person's arrival in the U.S., with particular consideration given to those who have graduated from a U.S. high school or have successfully pursued or are pursuing a college or advanced degree at a legitimate institution;
the person's criminal history, including prior arrests, prior convictions, or outstanding arrests warrants;
and whether the person has U.S. citizen or permanent resident spouse, child, or parent.
The President also advised the Department of Homeland Security to include a low priority definition that involves cases of long-term permanent residents who had committed a crime in the distant past.
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