Protect Latino Immigrants from States That Want to Derail President Obama’s Immigration Plan

We Need You to Act Now to Protect Executive Action

President Obama has taken bold administrative action to enact much needed immigration reform. His administrative action which were announced on November 20 will provide millions of Latino immigrants with critical protection from deportation.

Below are a list of states that have filed suit against President Obama's administrative action. Please click on your state to send an email to your governor to oppose unnecessary and costly litigation aimed at preventing President Obama from helping Latino immigrants.

AlabamaIdahoMichiganNorth CarolinaSouth Dakota
Arizona Indiana Mississippi North Dakota Texas
Arkansas Kansas Montana Ohio Utah
Florida Louisiana Nebraska Oklahoma West Virginia
Georgia Maine Nevada South Carolina Wisconsin

Additional Tax Revenue from Executive Action Per State

Please see below for the additional tax revenue that executive action will bring to each of the 25 states (Source: Center for American Progress).

  • Alabama: 25,000 undocumented are eligible for deferred action under the president’s November 20th executive actions on immigration. If these immigrants are able to receive a temporary work permit, it would lead to a $38.6 million increase in tax revenues, over five years. [ link]
  • Arizona: 104,000 undocumented are eligible for deferred action under the president’s November 20th executive actions on immigration. If these immigrants are able to receive a temporary work permit, it would lead to a $100 million increase in tax revenues, over five years. [ link]
  • Arkansas: No data provided
  • Florida: 181,000 undocumented immigrants are eligible for deferred action under the president’s November 20th executive actions on immigration. If these immigrants are able to receive a temporary work permit, it would lead to a $102 million increase in tax revenues, over five years. [link]
  • Georgia: 130,000 undocumented immigrants are eligible for deferred action under the president’s November 20th executive actions on immigration. If these immigrants are able to receive a temporary work permit, it would lead to a $190 million increase in tax revenues, over five years. [link]
  • Idaho: No data provided.
  • Indiana: 34,000 undocumented immigrants are eligible for deferred action under the president’s November 20th executive actions on immigration. If these immigrants are able to receive a temporary work permit, it would lead to a $66 million increase in tax revenues, over five years. [link]
  • Kansas: 26,000 undocumented immigrants are eligible for deferred action under the president’s November 20th executive actions on immigration. If these immigrants are able to receive a temporary work permit, it would lead to a $22 million increase in tax revenues, over five years. [link]
  • Louisiana: No data provided.
  • Maine: No data provided
  • Michigan: 35,000 undocumented immigrants are eligible for deferred action under the president’s November 20th executive actions on immigration. If these immigrants are able to receive a temporary work permit, it would lead to a $49.3 million increase in tax revenues, over five years. [ link]
  • Mississippi: No data provided.
  • Montana: No data provided.
  • Nebraska: 15,000 undocumented immigrants are eligible for deferred action under the president’s November 20th executive actions on immigration. If these immigrants are able to receive a temporary work permit, it would lead to a $16 million increase in tax revenues, over five years. [ link]
  • Nevada: 53,000 undocumented immigrants are eligible for deferred action under the president’s November 20th executive actions on immigration. If these immigrants are able to receive a temporary work permit, it would lead to a $21 million increase in tax revenues, over five years. [link]
  • North Carolina: 122,000 undocumented immigrants are eligible for deferred action under the president’s November 20th executive actions on immigration. If these immigrants are able to receive a temporary work permit, it would lead to a $197 million increase in tax revenues, over five years. [link]
  • North Dakota: No data provided.
  • Ohio: 25,000 undocumented immigrants are eligible for deferred action under the president’s November 20th executive actions on immigration. If these immigrants are able to receive a temporary work permit, it would lead to a $41 million increase in tax revenues, over five years. [link]
  • Oklahoma: 29,000 undocumented immigrants are eligible for deferred action under the president’s November 20th executive actions on immigration. If these immigrants are able to receive a temporary work permit, it would lead to a $26 million increase in tax revenues, over five years. [ link]
  • South Carolina: No data provided.
  • South Dakota: No data provided.
  • Texas: 594,000 undocumented immigrants are eligible for deferred action under the president’s November 20th executive actions on immigration. If these immigrants are able to receive a temporary work permit, it would lead to a $338 million increase in tax revenues, over five years. [ link]
  • Utah: No data provided.
  • West Virginia: No data provided.
  • Wisconsin: No data provided.

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