February 1, 2017

Georgia Budget & Policy Institute: Georgia Stands to Lose Millions from Crackdown on Young Immigrants

ITEP Work in Action

The potential for harsher federal immigration policies under the new presidential administration poses special concern for young Georgians whose parents brought them to the United States as children. A new federal crackdown threatens to wreak havoc in the lives of tens of thousands of young Georgians who now enjoy some limited legal protections that allow them to work, go to school and avoid deportation. It also jeopardizes the levels of tax revenue collected by Georgia’s state and local governments.

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