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1

According to the Partnership for a New American Economy, immigrants started which part of all new business in 2011 ?

28%

2

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimated that immigration reform would increase real GDP by ... in 2023

3.3 %

3

CEA’s estimate of the higher economic growth associated with executive action on immigration would translate into reductions in the Federal deficit by ... in 2024

$25 billion

4

There are currently an estimated ... million undocumented immigrants

11 million

5

The US deported ... people in 2013 alone

369,000

6

The centerpiece of the Obama's overhaul in the immigration system is ...

... the offer of three-year work permits for illegal immigrants living in the US.

7

An initiative of the Obama administration which started in 2012 is ...

... the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) which allows illegal immigrants who entered the country before their 16th birthday and before June 2007 to receive a renewable two-year work permit and exemption from deportation.

8

The expansion of the DACA program is ...

... a suspension of deportation and a two-year work permit to young adults aged 15 to 30, who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children.

9

According to the Fiscal Policy Institute, small businesses owned by immigrants employed an estimated ...

4.7 million people in 2007

10

According to the National Bureau of Economic Research, immigration was responsible for ... of the explosive growth in patenting per capita in the 1990s

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