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President-elect Trump has threatened to end the successful Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program at tremendous cost to the American economy.

Jan 3, 2017 | Immigration, Updates

Today, the Immigrant Legal Resource Center released Money on the Table – the Economic Costs of Ending DACA. President-elect Trump has threatened to end the successful Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program at tremendous cost to the American economy.

This report finds that ending DACA could:

• reduce tax contributions to Social Security and Medicare by $24.6 billion over a decade;
• incur unnecessary turnover costs to employers at the tune of $3.4 billion; and
• lead to the immediate job loss of over 645,000 DACA beneficiaries.

We need your help to save DACA. Take ACTION by:

1. Reading and sharing the report with your friends and colleagues: https://www.ilrc.org/report-daca-economic-cost
2. Share the image pictured below of the report’s findings on Facebook and Twitter
3. Tweet in support of #DACA

Click here to view “Money on the Table – the Economic Costs of Ending DACA.”

 

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