November 7, 2019      6:07 AM
As protections for young immigrants face Supreme Court scrutiny, Texas Business leaders push legislative solution
If DACA is terminated, “the Texas economy could lose $6 billion in GDP annually and the federal government could lose $90 billion in tax revenue”
As attorneys prepare to
about protections for young immigrants before the United States
Supreme Court next week, nearly 50 business leaders from around Texas
asked Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz to "take up
legislation that will provide a permanent solution for undocumented youth, also
known as Dreamers."
"The Supreme Court is
expected to reach a decision on the continuation of this program in the spring
of 2020," the business leaders wrote in their letter to Cornyn and Cruz.
"If the Supreme Court rules that the DACA program can be terminated,
115,290 Texas DACA recipients will lose their ability to work and become
By Scott Braddock