Press Release

DACA Recipients Have an Annual Net Positive Impact of $3.4 Billion

The American Action Forum released research comparing the fiscal costs of DACA recipients to their direct and indirect contributions. It found that DACA recipients have an annual net positive fiscal impact of $3.4 billion. Previous AAF research shows that removing these individuals would reduce overall GDP by nearly $42 billion.

This new research adds to previous AAF research showing how vital the extension of the DACA program is to the United States.

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