California stands to lose billions of dollars if DACA recipients are removed from the state’s workforce.
The USC Dornsife Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration and the Center for American Progress use new interactive data to break down the number of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, recipients living in each U.S. congressional district.
The information also illustrates the economic loss of removing DACA recipients from the workforce in regions across the nation. The Obama-era program, which has offered deportation relief and work permits to about 800,000 young immigrants, is being phased out by the Trump administration….
Read more in the Los Angeles Daily News.