Passing the Dream Act would bring big economic benefits to states and industries all across the nation.
CAP asked students who have received DACA what it would mean for them, their families, and their communities if they were forced to leave the only home they have ever known.
DACA has allowed thousands of LGBT immigrants improve their economic security and pursue higher education. They could lose protection under President Trump’s elimination of the program and risk being deported to countries where their lives are at risk.
Passing the Dream Act and putting young unauthorized immigrants on a pathway to citizenship would bring substantial benefits for the U.S. economy.
Michele and Igor sit down with Angela Maria Kelley, former senior adviser for immigration policy in the Obama White House, to get an inside look into the fight thus far for Dreamers.
This week, Igor speaks with Juan Escalante, a DREAMer and DACA recipient at risk of losing his status if President Trump decides to rescind the program.
Immigration policies that target the parents of U.S. citizens have profound consequences for children’s development, and for the economy.
DACA beneficiaries who did not complete high school or college are returning to higher education and vocational programs thanks to their legal status—and experiencing giant leaps forward in their social inclusion, job mobility, and financial security as a result.
Here’s what you need to know about our foreign-born population and its impact on the economy, current immigration policy, and voting power of new Americans.
A state-by-state look at the annual GDP loss from losing DACA workers highlights the extreme economic damage of ending the DACA initiative.
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals has allowed unauthorized immigrant youth to make use of their talents and contribute to the country where they grew up.
The sacrifices and hard work of unauthorized immigrant parents have created opportunities that DACA beneficiaries are not taking for granted.
Ending DACA and kicking recipients out of the workforce would cost the nation $433.4 billion in GDP cumulatively over a decade.
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.
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.