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What Happens When Graduation is a Dead End
Without DACA or a pathway to citizenship, hundreds of thousands of young undocumented people cannot realize their full potential—to our collective detriment.
Undocumented and Uninsured
Healthcare in the United States has largely been treated as a privilege reserved for citizens who could afford it; in most states, undocumented immigrants are unilaterally excluded. But individual exclusion has a collective cost.
Scapegoating Undocumented Immigrants Threatens Our Democracy
Justifying voter suppression by falsely claiming that undocumented immigrants commit voter fraud disenfranchises citizens of color; unconstitutional efforts to depress immigrants’ participation in the census undercounts entire communities.
Terminating DACA during the pandemic would be a callous error in judgment
Writing in The Washington Post Laurene Powell Jobs recognizes the critical role of health-care workers — and more than 200,000 other Dreamers in occupations deemed essential — underscores the stakes of the Supreme Court’s imminent decision on DACA.