How one stands on the economics of DACA – Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals – depends on whether one regards people as primarily assets or liabilities. There are, of course, a number of aspects to the debate – legal, moral, and social. But as far as the economics of it go, if you believe that human beings are our most important economic asset, it makes sense to retain the roughly 750,000 young people under DACA who are already part of the U.S. national economy. Pulling them out of the workforce may open jobs for a few, but mostly it will punch holes in the economy that will be…

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