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DREAMing of Economic Growth

DREAM Act protestPassing the DREAM Act would lead to a cascade of economic gains for all Americans.

By Patrick Oakford | Friday, October 12, 2012

Passing the DREAM Act for Our Economy

DREAMers thank President Obama for supporting themPassing the DREAM Act is the right thing to do morally and especially in terms of the current and future economy.

By Ann Garcia | Monday, October 1, 2012

Infographic: The 12 States with the Greatest Economic Impact from Passing the DREAM Act

Passing the federal DREAM Act would significantly improve the economic outlook for states across the nation.

By Juan Carlos Guzmán and Raúl C. Jara | Monday, October 1, 2012

Infographic: How the DREAM Act Helps the Economy

Passing the federal DREAM Act would add a total of $329 billion to the American economy by 2030.

By Juan Carlos Guzmán and Raúl C. Jara | Monday, October 1, 2012

The State Economic Benefits of Passing the DREAM Act

Ruben Bernal, who recently graduated from San Jose State University, rallies for the Dream Act in downtown San Jose.State-by-state analysis demonstrates how 2.1 million undocumented youth would add $329 billion to our economy and result in 1.4 million new jobs.

By Juan Carlos Guzmán and Raúl C. Jara | Monday, October 1, 2012

The Economic Benefits of Passing the DREAM Act

DREAM Act rally book_alt2 icon Report Passage of the DREAM Act would improve the American economy and contribute to the economic recovery and our future economic stability.

By Juan Carlos Guzmán and Raul C. Jara | Sunday, September 30, 2012

Top 5 Economic Benefits from the President’s Immigration Announcement

Sarah Jane Glynn details why President Barack Obama’s recent immigration announcement benefits the nation’s bottom line.

By Sarah Jane Glynn | Monday, July 9, 2012

The Facts on Immigration Today

article icon Issue Brief CAP's Immigration Team presents the latest and most essential facts about immigration in our nation.

By The Center for American Progress Immigration Team | Friday, July 6, 2012

6 Things You Need to Know About Deferred Action and DREAM Act Students

The Center for American Progress’s Immigration Team explains the implications of President Obama’s announcement to suspend deportation and grant work authorization to eligible immigrant youth.

By The Center for American Progress Immigration Team | Friday, June 15, 2012

Keeping the DREAM Alive

States are working to make college possible for undocumented students, write Philip E. Wolgin and Maya Edelstein. Now the federal government needs to step up and do its part.

By Philip E. Wolgin and Maya Edelstein | Tuesday, June 28, 2011

The DREAM Act by the Numbers

The DREAM Act helps a discrete group of high-achieving youths get right with the law and become full-fledged Americans.

By Marshall Fitz and Ann Garcia | Friday, December 17, 2010

Myth vs. Fact: The DREAM Act

book_alt2 icon Report Marshall Fitz runs through common arguments against the DREAM Act and shows how they come up short.

By Marshall Fitz | Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Can’t Kill This DREAM

A vast network of youth are mobilizing for passage of the DREAM Act, a bill that would create a path to citizenship for undocumented young people, write Eduardo Garcia and Marshall Fitz.

By Eduardo Garcia and Marshall Fitz | Wednesday, December 1, 2010