How Many Could Executive Action Protect? Estimating the Scope of Protection Through TPS and DACA

Last Updated

July 2, 2020

In July 2020, the CLINIC-led Temporary Protected Status Advocacy Working Group released a report, which provides estimates on the number of people the next administration could protect and provide employment authorization to through Temporary Protected Status and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. The report estimates that the next administration could protect upwards of 3.5 million people through these executive actions.