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Digging Deeper on DACA Data

August 13, 2014, Audrey Singer

Last month, the federal U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services agency released metropolitan-level data on the number of people participating in the deferred action program for immigrants brought here as children. After an introductory look, my colleagues and I had more time to interpret the data as we approach the DACA program’s second anniversary and renewals and potential expansion. Here are a few highlights to illustrate our initial analysis, from my presentation at “Two Years of DACA Implementation: Learning from the Metro Experience,” an event hosted by the Pew Charitable Trusts.

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