Catholic Charities

September 5, 2017

Ending DACA is bad for business

President Donald Trump is expected to withdraw Obama-era legal protections for more than 800,000 immigrants who arrived in the United States as children of undocumented parents. Many recipients of DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, have lived in America for decades, building families, careers, and businesses.

Number of the Day

$91 million- Estimated annual loss in Gross State Product that would result from removing DACA workers from Louisiana (Source: Center for American Progress)
January 27, 2017

Jan. 27: Colleges need funds to support mobility

It’s unfortunate that a piece of common knowledge in Louisiana includes the state’s massive disinvestment in higher education over the past decade.