New Study: Passage of the DREAM Act Would Add $329 Billion to the US Economy

All Voices
October 4, 2012

In a study released on Oct. 1 by the Center for American Progress and New American Economy, there would be 1.4 million jobs and add $329 billion to the economy over two decades if the DREAM Act is passed, according to USA Today report.

The report found that up to 223,000 of the 2.1 million young illegal immigrants eligible for the DREAM Act would have an easier time enrolling, paying for and finishing college, which would lead to the increased economic gains.

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