Monthly Archives: August 2014


STATUS REPORT – DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) Is Two Years Old

What we’ve learned Between August 2012 and March 2014, 673,417 applications for DACA were filed and 553,197 were approved. The top ten countries of origin of DACA recipients include Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, South Korea, Brazil, and the Philippines. California and Texas are the states with the largest number of DACA recipients. We now have a better understanding of who immigrant youth are. Prior to DACA, we primarily heard the stories of “Dreamer” college students. DACA gave immigrant youth

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