Podcast

The Real Story Behind the Dream Act

Michele and Igor sit down with Angela Maria Kelley, former senior adviser for immigration policy in the Obama White House, to get an inside look into the fight thus far for Dreamers.

Michele and Igor sit down with Angela Maria Kelley, former senior adviser for immigration policy in the Obama White House, to get an inside look into the fight thus far for Dreamers. Kelley discusses what it means for nearly 800,000 young immigrants to have only six months left under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program—and what Congress could do to fix the inhumane tragedy that Trump has carelessly created.

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Michele Jawando is a vice president at the Center for American Progress. Igor Volsky is a vice president at the Center. Sally Tucker is the radio coordinator for Communications at the Center. Rachel Rosen is the senior director of Broadcast Communications at the Center.

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Authors

Michele L. Jawando

Vice President

Igor Volsky

Vice President

Sally Tucker

Broadcast Coordinator

Rachel Rosen

Senior Director, Broadcast Communications

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