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The Trump Administration has continued the Obama era policy protecting 800,000 immigrants so far.

Immigration hawks have long argued the booming illegal alien population-estimated between 12 to 30 million-and high levels of legal immigration, where the USA admits more than one million a year, contribute to the displacement of American workers and wage stagnation.

DACA has unlocked countless economic opportunities for the almost 800,000 young people across the United States, 200,000 of whom live in California. Self-funded through application fees, the DACA program contributes to the nation's economy through an 87-percent employment rate among its recipients, contributing an average of 15.3 percent of their wages to taxes.

The CU system, which includes Boulder and three other campuses, doesn't keep precise tabs on the number of DACA participants, but officials estimate that about 160 of its students use a state program for residents living illegally in Colorado.

According to several reports, Trump might end DACA, despite his previous musings on the Dreamers and his pledge to "show great heart" in regards to their situation. "For example, will those with DACA continue to be protected from deportation and able to use their work permits until they expire?" However, 10 states have threatened to sue the Trump administration if the government does not end DACA by September 5.

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, leading the group threatening to sue, is likely to be consumed by storm recovery efforts in coming months, providing possible cover for the delay. The presiding eight judges' deadlocked 4-4 vote failed to set precedence, leaving the original injunction in place.

Trump is weighing his options on the protections for the almost 800,000 young undocumented immigrants under DACA, which gave young people who had come to the United States illegally as children the chance to work and study in the country without fear of deportation. These are people who came out of the shadows, got jobs and mortgages - we see this as betraying fellow Americans. In an op-ed for CNN, Paul writes that Congress should aim for that rate, bringing it down from the current 35%, "and not worry about any complicated reform that no one will agree on, or that takes 500 pages to explain". We urge President Trump to sustain his commitment and preserve DACA. The organization is also encouraging supporters to email their congressional representative, and senators.

"Five years ago we made a promise to them that they could continue to stay here and work towards achieving their American dreams", said Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, a Democrat. We believe it is a moral imperative that the administration and the country know we are with them.



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