Can Authorization Reduce Poverty among Undocumented Immigrants? Evidence from the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program

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Amuedo-Dorantes, Catalina; Antman, Francisca M.;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Bonn
  • Subject: J15 | I32 | immigration | poverty | DACA
    • ddc: ddc:330

We explore the impact of authorization on the poverty exposure of households headed by undocumented immigrants. The identification strategy makes use of the 2012 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which provided a temporary work authorization and rep... View more
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