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What is Daca and who are the Dreamers?

Date: September 6, 2017 | Categories: News, Resources, Unjust Immigration Policies,

Source: The Guardian The Trump administration announced on Tuesday it plans to scrap the program giving temporary legal immigration status to people who arrived in the US illegally as children. Attorney general Jeff Sessions said the US would end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (Daca) policy in March 2018, throwing almost 800,000 people who currently benefit from the program into a …

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Study: Immigrants Founded 51% of U.S. Billion-Dollar Startups

Date: March 19, 2016 | Categories: News, Resources, Unjust Immigration Policies,

Source: WSJ.COM A new non-partisan study on entrepreneurship gives some credence to the tech industry’s stance that American innovation benefits from robust immigration. The study from the National Foundation for American Policy, a non-partisan think tank based in Arlington, Va., shows that immigrants started more than half of the current crop of U.S.-based startups valued at $1 billion or more. …