Comment: DACA Anniversary Stats
On the first year anniversary of DACA, the Brookings Institution has published a report summarizing DACA statistics. Here are the highlights.

  • More than half a million people have applied: 74% approved, 1% denied, the rest under review. More than half the estimated eligible immigrants have applied.
  • 30% of applicants came to the US by age five, and 75% of applicants have lived in the US for more than 10 years.
  • 75% of the applicants were born in Mexico, 10% in Central America, 7% in South America, 4% in Asia and 4% in the rest of the world.
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