'Dreamers' could give US economy – and even American workers – a boost
Immigration activists and DACA recipients take part in a rally about the importance of passing a clean DREAM Act before delivering a million signatures to Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 12, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

By Amy Hsin, Associate Professor of Sociology, City University of New York. Demonstrators chant slogans during an immigration rally in support of DACA. AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana Earlier this month, hopes were high that a bipartisan deal could be reached to resolve the fate of the “Dreamers,” the millions of undocumented youth who were brought to the U.S. as children.