You can read a Spanish-language version of this post and graphic here.
Such deadlines serve a purpose: They're meant to discourage new immigrants from coming in the future, or to dissuade women already here from giving birth with the goal of securing deferrals. But they also show that the president's action falls far short of a comprehensive solution. It offers, instead, a fragmented answer that will leave many immigrants disappointed.
This is one way to make sense of who could benefit, and who will not:
Note: An earlier version of this chart asked "were you brought here by your parents?" A couple of readers have pointed out that you may also have been brought here as a child, under DACA, by other relatives for example. We've updated the flow chart to ask more broadly, "were you brought here as a child?" Many thanks to our readers.