Turning away hard-working immigrants — whether Dreamers or foreign-born entrepreneurs — comes at a cost. Ending DACA will cost the U.S. billions in economic output and more than 700,000 jobs.
Artificial caps on high-skilled visas and limits on permanent visas turn away thousands of immigrants, forcing talented, foreign professionals — who likely got their STEM degrees from U.S. universities — to leave our country costs us more than 500,000 American jobs a year.
It’s unacceptable to deport Dreamers brought to the U.S. as children, and doesn't make sense to send away foreign students with STEM degrees from American universities to our nation’s competitors.
Bipartisan immigration reform is an opportunity Congress can’t afford to miss.