Overall, deferred action has been granted to 68 percent or 365,237 applicants of the 539,128 applications, which can be seen in the adapted chart:
The program has allowed recipients, 70 percent of whom are coming from Mexico, to finally work at their dream jobs. But there is more to do before DACA recipients become fully participatory members of the US economy. DREAMers could earn 19 percent more in wages if Congress approved immigration reform that includes a pathway to citizenship, thereby boosting tax revenues. Enabling a potential two million DREAMers to become productive members of society could see a windfall of $329 million to the economy by DREAMers and 1.4 million new jobs by 2030.