Employers Confront Tough Choices as Court Bars Future Dreamers

In general DACA recipients’ employment should be fine, but “you may have employers who may be reticent to keep on or maybe advance or promote someone that is on DACA, for fear that they may not be here in the future,” said Jose Magaña-Salgado, director of policy and communications at the Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration, a nonprofit group of U.S. college and university leaders. “We’ve seen employment discrimination in that context.”

That doesn’t mean employers can simply discriminate against employees based on their work status, however. Asked whether he believes there could be an uptick in litigation over discrimination against workers with DACA status, he said, “We likely expect a steady stream.”

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