Due to the drastic changes in the political climate in the United States, the country is currently experiencing the loss of n organization called DACA or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. The group protects immigrant youths from deportation and allows them to study an work in the United States instead. Learn more about Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin: https://about.me/jim_larkin and http://www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/potmsearch/detail/submission/6427427/Jim_Larkin
The organization of DACA bears a huge importance to the wellbeing of the United States in terms of economy and education. Both of those aspects have been benefiting from the over 800 000 people that work and study in the United States thanks to DACA. After Trump so negligently did away with them significant organization, the United States is losing nearly one million people who have been paying taxes, paying for services, and working thus increasing the GDP of the country. Read more: Jim Larkin | Crunchbase and Michael Lacey | Twitter
Now that those people will not be doing any of that anymore, the United States will start losing a tremendous amount of money. Over the next ten years, the country will experience a monetary loss amounting to well over $400 billion at least. There is a strong possibility that the losses will be even higher. Trump’s government has avoided all mention of the economic crisis that is coming from the U S. over the next decade.
Another problem that arises from the loss of DACA is that the lack of teaching staff in the country will grow even worse. In every state for the past two years, there has been a shortage of teaching staff. Each state is short of at least 1 150 teachers. Most of DACA youth had been studying to become teachers who were going to slowly but surely mend the situation. Now, teachers will continue to leave their job as Trump’s government is making it difficult to stay in the profession and sustain oneself without getting a second job.
The Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund founded by Micheal Lacey and Jim Larkin had been supporting DACA, but now the organization needs even more support. Intelligent individuals have been trying to stop the destruction of DACA and the lives of almost one million people.
Many groups and individuals have been trying to spread awareness of the economic and teaching crises that which will arise and be exacerbated by the loss of DACA. Trump’s government, however, has not acknowledged any of the upcoming issues and the only answer they have provided so far is ”to use the remaining time in the USA to pack for the departure”.
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Front Page Confidential is a news commentary website that was founded by Jim Larkin and Michael Lacey. The brand started out as self-sustaining student campus business, moved on to a circulation that explored a variety of social and political issues and gained prominence among the nation’s growing roster of alternative newspapers, and in present time, turned into, “Front Page Confidential”, a journalistic endeavor that focuses on free press and first amendment issues.
The duo were confronted with Joe Arpaio’s political case as a notorious anti-immigrant sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona. He had a well-known reputation as “an 85-year old republican egomaniac…. a convicted criminal… And the new candidate running for the U.S. Senate”. Due to their published works criticizing Arpaio and his operations, Larkin and Lacey were arrested in 2013. They later won their lawsuit against the sherriff and used the monetary awards from their settlement to open the “Frontera Fund”, a political initiative fund to give proceeds to Latin-American groups throughout the state of Arizona.
The founders have had a history of political backlash and opinions. However, despite this, Larkin and Lacey’s brand has been successful over the years. Their public arrests and lawsuits regarding political matters have effectively contributed to their experiences as journalists, in addition to their involvement to the First Amendment which allows them to emphasize discussions on free speech, the media and offer other historical perspectives to readers.