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For over a year, immigrant students at UCLA and across the nation have struggled with uncertainty as ongoing debate in Washington threatens and leaves unresolved the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

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For seventy years, the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment (IRLE) and the UCLA Labor Center have provided scholars, policymakers, labor and community leaders, and the general public with research-based analysis and education.

Labor Studies Class Hosts Immigration Forum on Day of “DACA Deadline”

On the Trump administration’s “DACA deadline,” students at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), in collaboration with the UCLA Labor Studies Progam, hosted over 400 students and community members at Immigration Forum: Students Speak Out!. Students considered the implications of recent legislative actions and court decisions that left 800,000 immigrant youth in limbo.

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