Are Dreamers job stealers?

Tower Center Academic Director James Hollifield was interviewed on Marketplace to discuss the impact President Trump’s decision to end DACA will have on the job market. Hollifield believes that it would be very difficult for companies to replace the workers that would be forced to leave once their two-year term expires.

“Given the amount of demand for labor in our economy, especially educated high skilled labor, those markets are incredibly tight,” he said.

Listen to the Marketplace story here.

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Karly Hanson

Karly Hanson is the Communications Coordinator for the SMU Tower Center. She graduated from SMU in 2016 with a bachelor's degree in journalism and international studies.