Monday, April 6, 2020
NYU Press is sponsoring a special virtual book launch with author Michael A. Olivas on Friday, April 10 at 10 MT/12 EST. Here is a link to the details of the book Perchance to Dream and the way to join by ZOOM.
Michael A. Olivas introduced by Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia, Book Launch for Perchance to Dream: A Legal and Political History of the DREAM Act and DACA
FRIDAY. APRIL 10, 2020 | 10:00 AM MT/ 12pm EST
Attend via Zoom online.
Perchance to DREAM is the first comprehensive history of the DREAM Act, which made its initial congressional appearance in 2001, and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), the discretionary program established by President Obama in 2012 out of Congressional failure to enact comprehensive immigration reform. Michael A. Olivas relates the history of the DREAM Act and DACA over the course of two decades.
Michael A. Olivas is William B. Bates Distinguished Chair in Law at the University of Houston Law Center and Director of the Institute for Higher Education Law and Governance at UH.
Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia is the Samuel Weiss Faculty Scholar and Founding Director of the Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clinic at Penn State Law in University Park, Pennsylvania.