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.
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.
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.
A nationwide survey shows that DACA recipients are getting better jobs, earning more money, and acquiring more higher education.
Granting deferred action to eligible undocumented immigrants provides big economic gains for states.
The expansion of the 2012 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program will help those undocumented young people who did not meet the requirements of the initial program pursue higher education.
There are significant economic gains that stem from providing a temporary reprieve and work authorization to undocumented immigrants eligible for DACA and DAPA.