Besides being able to get a work permit, approved applicants may also be able to get state-issued drivers licenses and social security cards. These are very important for folks interested in entering the working world. One of the biggest disappointments many young people had prior to Deferred Action/Dream Act, was that after graduating from college, they were unable to get a job based on their immigration status. With the new Deferred Action/Dream Act policy, some young people have a new opportunity.
Below is a link with information of applying for social security after being granted Deferred Action/Dream Act.