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E.g., 09/24/2017

MPI Commentaries

MPI Commentaries

Commentary
September 2017
By Kathleen Newland and Randy Capps

No enterprise in the United States could survive if it only counted the costs of doing business and ignored the benefits side of the ledger. But that is exactly how some Trump administration officials are evaluating the refugee resettlement program, rejecting a well-researched Department of Health and Human Services report that finds refugees brought in $63 billion more revenue to governments than they cost over a ten-year period, as this commentary notes.

Commentary
September 2017
By Julia Gelatt

By winding down DACA over six months, President Trump may have addressed a short-term political dilemma. But this action ensures debate will rage on in search of a lasting solution, as many in Congress and beyond recognize the loss of work authorization and deportation relief will affect not only DACA recipients and their families, but also employers, universities, and communities alike, as this commentary explores.

Recent Commentaries

Commentary
April 2014
By Marc R. Rosenblum and Doris Meissner
Commentary
January 2014
By Elizabeth Collett

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