Tag Archives: DACA

Here’s What Will Happen If DACA Ends

What would the end of DACA mean for the 704,000 Dreamers currently enrolled? DACA provides a two-year period of work authorization and protection from deportation. A prohibition on renewal applications would, therefore, mean that DACA recipients lose these protections on a rolling basis over the next two years.

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Over 470,000 New Yorkers May Benefit from DREAM Act

A new study conducted by the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs and the Mayor’s Office for Economic Opportunity shows that passage of the DREAM Act could benefit over 470,000 New Yorkers.

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How Congress Can Make DACA Even Better

Congress has an opportunity to build on DACA's success. An immigration expert explains how.

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Immigration Activists React to End of DACA

Many immigration advocacy groups oppose the Trump administration's announcement to terminate the DACA program, calling it "un-American".

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DACA Recipients’ Gains Continue to Grow

According to the largest study to-date, DACA recipients continue to play a critical role in the American economy, gaining higher wages, buying cars and houses, and starting businesses benefiting the entire nation.

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More Work Needed to Increase DACA Applications from AAPIs

The unauthorized Asian American and Pacific Islander community in the US is large and diverse, and it is imperative that these immigrants’ stories, struggles, and aspirations are met with concern and resources.

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DAPA’s Economic Benefits and Electoral Implications

DAPA provides tremendous benefits to both American communities and the country as a whole through the substantial fiscal and economic contributions resulting from its implementation. Political opposition and support of DAPA is also important to large and growing demographics and key voters.

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Lawsuit’s Dismissal to Impact DHS Immigration Policies

The recent 5th Circuit Court decision in a case that challenged the 2012 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program has important, positive implications for the government’s defense of the pending challenges to the Obama administration’s 2014 immigration policies.

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70 Mayors Announce Legal Action for Immigration Reforms

More than 70 cities and counties sign Texas vs. United States appeal urging immediate implementation of President Obama’s immigration executive action.

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The High Costs of Delaying Executive Action on Immigration

Apart from the economic losses in the coming years if the immigration directives are not allowed to proceed, there are real human costs to maintaining the status quo. Both the economic and human costs have the same root cause: These immigrants have long been an integral part of U.S. communities.

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