Economic Loss for Removing Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Workers by Each Congressional District in Tennessee

DEEELLL.jpg Rondell Treviño, Founder & President, Memphis immigration Project

As the debate on whether or not Congress should pass legislation protecting Immigrant Dreamers with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) continues to circulate around the United States, UCSDornsife and Center for American Progress has put together statistics on what the economic loss would be if all DACA recipient workers were removed from the workforce for each Congressional District in the United States. Below is the annual loss for removing DACA workers in each Congressional District in Tennessee.

Tennessee’s 1st Congressional District
Representative: David Roe (R)
Total DACA recipients: 400
Total DACA eligible: 400
Annual GDP loss from removing
DACA workers: $16,200,000

Tennessee’s 2nd Congressional District
Representative: John Duncan (R)
Total DACA recipients: 700
Total DACA eligible: 1,600
Annual GDP loss from removing
DACA workers: $30,700,000

Tennessee’s 3rd Congressional District
Representative: Charles Fleischmann (R)
Total DACA recipients: 600
Total DACA eligible: 800
Annual GDP loss from removing
DACA workers: $25,300,000

Tennessee’s 4th Congressional District
Representative: Scott DesJarlais (R)
Total DACA recipients: 1,400
Total DACA eligible: 1,900
Annual GDP loss from removing
DACA workers: $61,100,000

Tennessee’s 5th Congressional District
Representative: Jim Cooper (D)
Total DACA recipients: 2,200
Total DACA eligible: 2,900
Annual GDP loss from removing
DACA workers: $93,800,000

Tennessee’s 6th Congressional District
Representative: Diane Black (R)
Total DACA recipients: 900
Total DACA eligible: 1,200
Annual GDP loss from removing
DACA workers: $38,900,000

Tennessee’s 7th Congressional District
Representative: Marsha Blackburn (R)
Total DACA recipients: 400
Total DACA eligible: 800
Annual GDP loss from removing
DACA workers: $19,300,000

Tennessee’s 8th Congressional District
Representative: David Kustoff (R)
Total DACA recipients: 600
Total DACA eligible: 900
Annual GDP loss from removing
DACA workers: $24,200,000

Tennessee’s 9th Congressional District
Representative: Steve Cohen (D)

Total DACA recipients: 1,200
Total DACA eligible: 1,800

Annual GDP loss from removing
DACA workers: $54,300,000


 

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