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How would banning DACA affect your state's tax revenue?

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Kevin Lamarque // Public Domain

How would banning DACA affect your state's tax revenue?

President Donald Trump’s campaign and now presidency was built on promises of economic growth, and he has wasted no time enacting major changes. Since his election, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, more commonly known as DACA, has been a controversial topic of discussion in the United States. Originally created in 2015 by former President Barack Obama, DACA essentially protects children who were brought into the country illegally. DACA currently helps close to 800,000 people by deferring the deportation process and allowing young immigrants to work. Seeing as though President Trump has vehemently opposed the policy and already taken drastic steps to prevent illegal border crossings, the future of DACA is uncertain.

And, as always, policy changes made behind closed doors in Washington will have far-reaching effects—particularly on the U.S. economy. Preventing DACA recipients from working would decrease U.S. gross domestic product by $433 billion over the next 10 years, according to the Center for American Progress. Moreover, the Trump administration has already stopped accepting new DACA applications, so it’s unclear whether the goal is to eventually modify or completely repeal the program.

Stacker took a close look at data, courtesy of the non-partisan think tank Institute on Taxation & Economic Policy, revealing how much tax-revenue loss each state would experience. The consequences of rescinding DACA appear to contradict President Donald Trump’s promises for economic prosperity, and disproportionately impact each state.

Read on to find out exactly how much each state’s tax revenue will be affected.

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Public Domain Pictures

Vermont: Loss of $48,000

Current state and local taxes: $140,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $185,000 (Change of +$45,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $191,000 (Change of +$51,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $92,000 (Change of -$48,000)

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Wikipedia

Montana: Loss of $51,000

Current state and local taxes: $101,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $112,000 (Change of +$11,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $116,000 (Change of +$15,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $50,000 (Change of -$51,000)

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Alaska: Loss of $63,000

Current state and local taxes: $966,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $1,659,000 (Change of +$693,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $1,712,000 (Change of +$746,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $903,000 (Change of -$63,000)

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Jubileejourney // Wikicommons

Maine: Loss of $96,000

Current state and local taxes: $256,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $330,000 (Change of +$74,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $341,000 (Change of +$85,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $160,000 (Change of -$96,000)

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USFWS Mountain-Prairie // Flickr

North Dakota: Loss of $96,000

Current state and local taxes: $286,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $360,000 (Change of +$74,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $371,000 (Change of +$85,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $190,000 (Change of -$96,000)

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GoodFreePhotos

West Virginia: Loss of $122,000

Current state and local taxes: $283,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $342,000 (Change of +$59,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $353,000 (Change of +$70,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $161,000 (Change of -$122,000)

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GoodFreePhotos

South Dakota: Loss of $220,000

Current state and local taxes: $585,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $672,000 (Change of +$87,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $693,000 (Change of +$108,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $365,000 (Change of -$220,000)

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Larry Johnson // Wikimedia Commons

Wyoming: Loss of $287,000

Current state and local taxes: $949,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $1,217,000 (Change of +$268,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $1,256,000 (Change of +$307,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $662,000 (Change of -$287,000)

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Pixabay

New Hampshire: Loss of $300,000

Current state and local taxes: $812,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $946,000 (Change of +$134,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $976,000 (Change of +$164,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $512,000 (Change of -$300,000)

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Anthony Quintano // Flickr

Hawaii: Loss of $870,000

Current state and local taxes: $3,223,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $4,978,000 (Change of +$1,755,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $5,138,000 (Change of +$1,915,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $2,353,000 (Change of -$870,000)

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Nicolas Raymond // Flickr

District of Columbia: Loss of $946,000

Current state and local taxes: $2,702,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $3,910,000 (Change of +$1,208,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $4,036,000 (Change of +$1,334,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $1,756,000 (Change of -$946,000)

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IIP Photo Archive // Flickr

Delaware: Loss of $1,024,000

Current state and local taxes: $2,434,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $3,377,000 (Change of +$943,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $3,486,000 (Change of +$1,052,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $1,410,000 (Change of -$1,024,000)

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Public Domain Pictures

Rhode Island: Loss of $1,240,000

Current state and local taxes: $3,842,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $5,300,000 (Change of +$1,458,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $5,471,000 (Change of +$1,629,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $2,602,000 (Change of -$1,240,000)

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GoodFreePhotos

Mississippi: Loss of $1,576,000

Current state and local taxes: $4,169,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $5,442,000 (Change of +$1,273,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $5,618,000 (Change of +$1,449,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $2,593,000 (Change of -$1,576,000)

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Pxhere

Louisiana: Loss of $2,398,000

Current state and local taxes: $7,459,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $10,221,000 (Change of +$2,762,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $10,551,000 (Change of +$3,092,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $5,061,000 (Change of -$2,398,000)

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Wikipedia

Idaho: Loss of $2,738,000

Current state and local taxes: $6,026,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $6,578,000 (Change of +$552,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $6,791,000 (Change of +$765,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $3,288,000 (Change of -$2,738,000)

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Iowa: Loss of $3,213,000

Current state and local taxes: $6,807,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $7,806,000 (Change of +$999,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $8,058,000 (Change of +$1,251,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $3,594,000 (Change of -$3,213,000)

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Pixabay

Missouri: Loss of $3,514,000

Current state and local taxes: $8,430,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $10,513,000 (Change of +$2,083,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $10,852,000 (Change of +$2,422,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $4,916,000 (Change of -$3,514,000)

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Pixabay

Nebraska: Loss of $3,788,000

Current state and local taxes: $7,693,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $8,013,000 (Change of +$320,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $8,272,000 (Change of +$579,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $3,905,000 (Change of -$3,788,000)

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Kentucky: Loss of $3,911,000

Current state and local taxes: $9,093,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $12,116,000 (Change of +$3,023,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $12,507,000 (Change of +$3,414,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $5,182,000 (Change of -$3,911,000)

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Alabama: Loss of $4,844,000

Current state and local taxes: $13,220,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $17,605,000 (Change of +$4,385,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $18,172,000 (Change of +$4,952,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $8,376,000 (Change of -$4,844,000)

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South Carolina: Loss of $4,966,000

Current state and local taxes: $11,768,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $13,835,000 (Change of +$2,067,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $14,281,000 (Change of +$2,513,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $6,802,000 (Change of -$4,966,000)

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Pixabay

Connecticut: Loss of $5,495,000

Current state and local taxes: $17,639,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $23,269,000 (Change of +$5,630,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $24,019,000 (Change of +$6,380,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $12,144,000 (Change of -$5,495,000)

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Ohio: Loss of $5,517,000

Current state and local taxes: $14,103,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $18,397,000 (Change of +$4,294,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $18,991,000 (Change of +$4,888,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $8,586,000 (Change of -$5,517,000)

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Wikipedia

Arkansas: Loss of $6,558,000

Current state and local taxes: $15,894,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $18,821,000 (Change of +$2,927,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $19,428,000 (Change of +$3,534,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $9,336,000 (Change of -$6,558,000)

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Pixabay

Minnesota: Loss of $6,889,000

Current state and local taxes: $15,439,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $18,766,000 (Change of +$3,327,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $19,372,000 (Change of +$3,933,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $8,550,000 (Change of -$6,889,000)

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Doug Kerr // Flickr

Kansas: Loss of $6,893,000

Current state and local taxes: $14,592,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $15,361,000 (Change of +$769,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $15,856,000 (Change of +$1,264,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $7,699,000 (Change of -$6,893,000)

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Rachel Kramer // Flickr

Michigan: Loss of $7,272,000

Current state and local taxes: $15,938,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $18,952,000 (Change of +$3,014,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $19,563,000 (Change of +$3,625,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $8,666,000 (Change of -$7,272,000)

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GoodFreePhotos

Nevada: Loss of $7,371,000

Current state and local taxes: $17,488,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $18,595,000 (Change of +$1,107,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $19,195,000 (Change of +$1,707,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $10,117,000 (Change of -$7,371,000)

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Nicholas A. Tonelli // Flickr

Oklahoma: Loss of $7,461,000

Current state and local taxes: $17,411,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $20,064,000 (Change of +$2,653,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $20,711,000 (Change of +$3,300,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $9,950,000 (Change of -$7,461,000)

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Jschnalzer // Wikimedia Commons

Pennsylvania: Loss of $7,526,000

Current state and local taxes: $20,765,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $30,086,000 (Change of +$9,321,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $31,056,000 (Change of +$10,291,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $13,239,000 (Change of -$7,526,000)

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GoodFreePhotos

Tennessee: Loss of $7,543,000

Current state and local taxes: $21,266,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $25,228,000 (Change of +$3,962,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $26,042,000 (Change of +$4,776,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $13,723,000 (Change of -$7,543,000)

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Thomas Shahan // Wikicommons

New Mexico: Loss of $7,560,000

Current state and local taxes: $18,848,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $21,646,000 (Change of +$2,798,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $22,345,000 (Change of +$3,497,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $11,288,000 (Change of -$7,560,000)

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GoodFreePhotos

Wisconsin: Loss of $8,460,000

Current state and local taxes: $17,825,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $19,926,000 (Change of +$2,101,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $20,569,000 (Change of +$2,744,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $9,365,000 (Change of -$8,460,000)

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Massachusetts: Loss of $9,209,000

Current state and local taxes: $24,261,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $34,426,000 (Change of +$10,165,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $35,537,000 (Change of +$11,276,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $15,052,000 (Change of -$9,209,000)

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Ken Lund // Flickr

Utah: Loss of $9,826,000

Current state and local taxes: $18,807,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $19,372,000 (Change of +$565,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $19,997,000 (Change of +$1,190,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $8,981,000 (Change of -$9,826,000)

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Pixabay

Oregon: Loss of $11,026,000

Current state and local taxes: $20,021,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $22,898,000 (Change of +$2,877,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $23,637,000 (Change of +$3,616,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $8,995,000 (Change of -$11,026,000)

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Indiana: Loss of $12,533,000

Current state and local taxes: $23,288,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $23,784,000 (Change of +$496,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $24,552,000 (Change of +$1,264,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $10,755,000 (Change of -$12,533,000)

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Pixabay

Virginia: Loss of $12,707,000

Current state and local taxes: $34,726,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $50,323,000 (Change of +$15,597,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $51,946,000 (Change of +$17,220,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $22,019,000 (Change of -$12,707,000)

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GoodFreePhotos

Maryland: Loss of $13,894,000

Current state and local taxes: $40,801,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $56,926,000 (Change of +$16,125,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $58,762,000 (Change of +$17,961,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $26,907,000 (Change of -$13,894,000)

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Pixabay

Colorado: Loss of $16,498,000

Current state and local taxes: $33,977,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $37,631,000 (Change of +$3,654,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $38,845,000 (Change of +$4,868,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $17,479,000 (Change of -$16,498,000)

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Roman Eugeniusz // Wikimedia Commons

Washington: Loss of $19,132,000

Current state and local taxes: $51,272,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $59,072,000 (Change of +$7,800,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $60,978,000 (Change of +$9,706,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $32,140,000 (Change of -$19,132,000)

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GoodFreePhotos

New Jersey: Loss of $21,057,000

Current state and local taxes: $65,968,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $90,221,000 (Change of +$24,253,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $93,131,000 (Change of +$27,163,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $44,911,000 (Change of -$21,057,000)

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GoodFreePhotos

Arizona: Loss of $28,083,000

Current state and local taxes: $61,357,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $65,837,000 (Change of +$4,480,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $67,961,000 (Change of +$6,604,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $33,274,000 (Change of -$28,083,000)

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PxHere

Georgia: Loss of $28,533,000

Current state and local taxes: $71,705,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $90,911,000 (Change of +$19,206,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $93,844,000 (Change of +$22,139,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $43,172,000 (Change of -$28,533,000)

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Public Domain Pictures

North Carolina: Loss of $29,086,000

Current state and local taxes: $63,618,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $75,296,000 (Change of +$11,678,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $77,725,000 (Change of +$14,107,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $34,532,000 (Change of -$29,086,000)

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Florida: Loss of $30,705,000

Current state and local taxes: $100,239,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $127,799,000 (Change of +$27,560,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $131,922,000 (Change of +$31,683,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $69,534,000 (Change of -$30,705,000)

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GoodFreePhotos

Illinois: Loss of $54,768,000

Current state and local taxes: $131,028,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $159,279,000 (Change of +$28,251,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $164,417,000 (Change of +$33,389,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $76,260,000 (Change of -$54,768,000)

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Pixabay

New York: Loss of $55,898,000

Current state and local taxes: $140,035,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $174,199,000 (Change of +$34,164,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $179,818,000 (Change of +$39,783,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $84,137,000 (Change of -$55,898,000)

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Texas: Loss of $123,958,000

Current state and local taxes: $313,095,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $347,623,000 (Change of +$34,528,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $358,837,000 (Change of +$45,742,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $189,137,000 (Change of -$123,958,000)

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California: Loss of $199,494,000

Current state and local taxes: $534,124,000
Taxes if eligible residents signed up for DACA: $652,389,000 (Change of +$118,265,000)
Taxes if eligible residents were granted citizenship: $673,433,000 (Change of +$139,309,000)
Taxes if DACA is repealed: $334,630,000 (Change of -$199,494,000)

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