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Test your knowledge about DACA

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  1. 1. TESTYOUR KNOWLEDGE! Do you think the following claims about DACA are Myths or Facts?
  2. 2. DACA recipients can become US citizens
  3. 3. DACA recipients can become US citizens It’s a myth! DACA offered a temporary stay in the United States without fear of deportation, by allowing work permits and driver’s licenses without any rights of permanent residency or pathway toward citizenship. http://www.cnn.com/2017/09/04/politics/daca-dreamers-immigration- program/index.html
  4. 4. Two-thirds of DACA recipients are ages 25 or younger, and a majority are women
  5. 5. Two-thirds of DACA recipients are ages 25 or younger, and a majority are women It’s a fact! 53% of active DACA recipients are women according to the tabulations from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. "Dreamers" 25 and younger make up two-thirds of active DACA recipients; the average age is 24. http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2017/09/25/key-facts-about-unauthorized-immigrants- enrolled-in-daca/
  6. 6. All DACA students are eligible for federal financial aid
  7. 7. All DACA students are eligible for federal financial aid It’s a myth! DACA status does not provide immediate access to any financial aid packages. Each state and institution has their own financial granting processes that can provide or decline financial aid for DACA students, but they are not eligible for federal funding. https://unitedwedream.org/
  8. 8. Nearly half of current DACA recipients live in only two states
  9. 9. Nearly half of current DACA recipients live in only two states It’s a fact! 45 % of current DACA recipients live in California (29%) and Texas (16%). http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2017/09/25/key-facts-about-unauthorized-immigrants-enrolled- in-daca/
  10. 10. DACA recipients are eligible for all government programs
  11. 11. DACA recipients are eligible for all government programs It’s a myth! DACA recipients are not eligible for most forms of public assistance, such as welfare, food stamps, and Medicaid. DACA recipients can be part of the social security and Medicare system, which they pay for by paying taxes. http://www.cnn.com/2017/09/06/us/daca-myths-debunked/index.html
  12. 12. DACA recipients are all from Mexico
  13. 13. DACA recipients are all from Mexico It’s a myth! Although a majority of DACA recipients are from Mexico, eligible applicants also come from countries such as the Philippines, India, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, and South Korea. http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2017/09/25/key-facts-about-unauthorized-immigrants-enrolled-in- daca/ft_17-09-25_daca_topcountries/
  14. 14. DACA recipients have to pay taxes too
  15. 15. DACA recipients have to pay taxes too It’s a fact! DACA recipients have to pay local and state taxes. http://www.cnn.com/2017/09/06/us/daca-myths-debunked/index.html
  16. 16. Anyone can receive DACA status
  17. 17. Anyone can receive DACA status It’s a myth! DACA requirements are explicit, targeting a very specific population of people who were brought to the United States as children. To qualify, they must have arrived in the U.S. before 2007, been 16 years old (or younger) when they arrived, and born after June 15, 1981. https://www.uscis.gov/archive/consideration-deferred-action-childhood-arrivals-daca
  18. 18. DACA recipients can stay in the US indefinitely
  19. 19. DACA recipients can stay in the US indefinitely It’s a myth! DACA eligibility remains intact for two year periods; this means that DACA recipients must reapply every two years, and meet all the requirements again to renew for another two years. http://www.cnn.com/2017/09/04/politics/daca-dreamers-immigration-program/index.html
  20. 20. THANKS FOR PLAYING! Check out some of our other resources on our DACA LibGuide!
  21. 21. References • Chavez, N. (2017, September 7). 5 DACA myths debunked. Retrieved from http://www.cnn.com/2017/09/06/us/daca-myths-debunked/index.html • Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). (2017. September 5). Retrieved from https://www.uscis.gov/archive/consideration-deferred-action-childhood-arrivals-daca • FrequentlyAsked Questions on DACATermination. (2017, September 5). Retrieved from http://weareheretostay.org/resources/frequently-asked-questions-on-daca-termination/ • Lopez, G., & Krogstad, J.M. (2017, September 25). Key facts about unauthorized immigrants enrolled in DACA. Retrieved from http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2017/09/25/key-facts-about-unauthorized-immigrants- enrolled-in-daca/ • Shoichet, C.S., Cullinane, C., & Kopan,T. (2017, September 5). US Immigration: Dreamers and DACA Explained. Retrieved from http://www.cnn.com/2017/09/04/politics/daca-dreamers-immigration-program/index.html

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