With midterm elections approaching, help us make everyone smarter about the economy. Donate Now

Are Dreamers job stealers?

Sep 5, 2017
The fate of 800,000 so-called Dreamers is in question today after Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced an end to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program put in place under President Obama. The program gives undocumented immigrants who arrived in the U.S. as children the ability to study and work here while protecting them from […]

CEOs are coming out in favor of DACA, but can their support influence Congress?

Sep 5, 2017
Past pressure from business leaders hasn't changed Trump's mind, a Wharton School professor notes.
Activists rally in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in front of the White House on Aug. 30.
Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Trump expected to end program for young immigrants

Sep 4, 2017
There's expected to be a six-month delay, according to reports.
Young immigrants and supporters walk holding signs during a rally in support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) in Los Angeles, California on Friday.

What could happen to workers and employers if President Trump ends DACA?

Aug 31, 2017
700,000 of 800,000 recipients nationwide are legally working, experts say. Repealing the program would exacerbate labor shortages.
Protesters demand immigration reform in front of the White House yesterday.
Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Arguments begin in major Supreme Court immigration case

Apr 18, 2016
Businesses weigh in as the court reviews President Obama's 2014 executive action.
Supporters of immigration reform protest outside the U.S. Supreme Court back in November 2015. The protesters demanded the implementation of President Obama's immigration relief programs, including the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans.
Win McNamee/Getty Images