The Cost of Citizenship Denied

Artwork by Kate Deciccio. Courtesy of Amplifier.

Part 5: What Happens When Graduation is a Dead End

Ninety-seven percent of DACA recipients are currently employed or enrolled in school, and the group is set to contribute $460 billion to the US economy over the next decade.

Whether they graduate into a labor market ready to harness their talents and benefit from their earnings hinges on this upcoming election and our subsequent ability to pass a bill that creates a path to citizenship for these young people and their communities.

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Marshall Fitz

Marshall Fitz

Managing Director of Immigration at the Emerson Collective. Advocate for humanity, sports junky, 1/2-assed Buddhist, proud papa and spouse. Views obv my own.