Four years in, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals initiative continues to have a major impact on individuals and families, as well as on the economy.
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DACA Recipients’ Economic and Educational Gains Continue to Grow
A New Threat to DACA Could Cost States Billions of Dollars
The United States as a whole, as well as each state, stands to suffer widespread economic losses under a policy that removes unauthorized immigrants.
This interactive map shows the economic losses each state would suffer if unauthorized immigrants were removed from the country.
On the eve of the U.N. and Obama administration summits on the global refugee challenge, the United States should redouble its commitment to refugee resettlement.
The Department of Homeland Security should follow the Bureau of Prison’s lead and take steps to reduce—and ultimately eliminate—its use of private prisons.
Children and families face extreme violence and poverty in the Northern Triangle of Central America, as evidenced by this round-up of stories reported by the press and nongovernmental organizations.
More Work Is Needed to Increase DACA Applications from Asian American and Pacific Islander Immigrants
The U.S. AAPI population, which makes up a significant portion of the overall unauthorized population but a small percentage of DACA recipients, would benefit from further community outreach efforts.
Immigrants play an important role in the U.S. economy and in supporting businesses across the country.
Over time, refugees who have resettled in the United States integrate well into local economies and their new communities, and a majority of them become citizens.
Four years later, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals has had a major impact on individuals, families, and the nation as a whole.
A new scholarship illustrates again that states win when they welcome immigrants and lose when they turn them away.
Religious exemptions in federal guidelines to address sexual abuse of children undermine their efficacy.
Over the medium and long term, the United States and its partners must protect asylum seekers from the Northern Triangle and tackle the root causes of violence and structural poverty.
In the short term, the United States must protect Central American asylum seekers.
How Educators and Communities Can Reduce the Fear of Deportation Among Unauthorized Students and Families
To ensure a safe learning environment, educators need to take action to support unauthorized students and students living in mixed-status families by discouraging the presence of ICE officers on school grounds and upholding the spirit of Plyler v. Doe.