Across the country, DACA recipients are working in occupations at the forefront of the COVID-19 response
Number of DACA recipients working in health care, education, and food-related jobs, by state
Note: State totals include DACA recipients working in health care industries and occupations, education occupations, and food-related industries and occupations.
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CAP analysis of pooled 2016 1-year, 2017 1-year, and 2018 1-year American Community Survey microdata. Data accessed via Steven Ruggles and others, "Integrated Public Use Microdata Series, U.S. Census Data for Social, Economic, and Health Research, 2016, 2017, and 2018 American Community Survey: 1-year estimates" (Minneapolis: Minnesota Population Center, 2020), available at https://usa.ipums.org/usa/. Regents of the University of California, et al. v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security, et al., 3:17-cv-05211-WHA (January 9, 2018). This dataset is filed as an exhibit quarterly, most recently on March 31, 2020, and is on file with the author. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, "2018 SOC Structure," available at https://www.bls.gov/soc/2018/soc_structure_2018.pdf (last accessed April 2020). U.S. Census Bureau, "North American Industry Classification System: 2017 NAICS," available at https://www.census.gov/cgi-bin/sssd/naics/naicsrch?chart=2017 (last accessed April 2020).
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