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FAQ about Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

President Obama announced in June 2012 that the U.S. would not deport certain undocumented youth who had come to the U.S. as children. Instead, they may be granted a type of temporary permission to stay in the U.S. called “deferred action.” This program is called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA.

Help Document Problems with Health Marketplace Enrollment

Please help us identify and document problems immigrants are having when they apply for health insurance through the health care Marketplace. No personal information you provide will be shared without your permission. We will use the information only to document problems and suggest improvements to the system.

Verification Nation: How E-Verify Affects America's Workers

Legislators in Congress have proposed requiring all employers in the U.S. to use E-Verify to verify their workers’ eligibility to be employed. In this report, we analyze the findings of a government-commissioned study and examine, more broadly, the adverse impacts on workers that would result from a national E-Verify mandate.