A New Estimate of the Cost of Reversing DACA

Logan Albright, Ike Brannon, M. Kevin McGee
Date of Publication: 
February, 2018
Source Organization: 
Cato Institute

Using data on the age and educational outcomes of nearly 3,000 college students who are DACA recipients this study forecasts their income in the ensuing decade to estimate the total economic and fiscal impact over the next decade of allowing this cohort to remain in the country and legally pursue employment.

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Albright, L., Brannon, I. & McGee, M. K. (2018). A New Estimate of the Cost of Reversing DACA [Working paper]. Washington, DC: Cato Institute. Retrieved from https://www.cato.org/sites/cato.org/files/pubs/pdf/working-paper-49.pdf