Dream Act 2017: a conversation with attorney Miho Murai

Segment: D Report
Dream Act 2017: a conversation with attorney Miho Murai
Participants: Miho Murai, Special education and Immigration Attorney
Broadcast Air Date: 07/28/17 on KUCR 88.3 FM Riverside, CA.
Time: 5:15 PM (PST)
KUCR station page: http://www.kucr.org
Archive page: https://soundcloud.com/stoppretending

Discussion Points:

– The dream act was originally introduced in 2002 and 2010 and was not passed as law
– What is different in the Dream Act 2017?
– What are the prospects of passage for Dream Act 2017?
– Was DACA a response to the failure of 2001 and 1020 Dream fact non-passage?
– Why is there a reintroduction of the Dream Act now?
– Why are 10 states threatening to sue the Trump administration id it doesn’t end DACA?
– Is there sense of urgency in the reintroduction the Dream Act?
– Is there a contradiction in the emergence of the Dream Act 17 within the escalation of anti-immigrant environment?
– Is there over whelming support of the Dreamers?
– Who is included in the Dreamer population?
– Is it fair to punish children and youth that entered the United States without documentation?
– Is it fair to remove people that have become integral parts of our US society?
– Are the Protective measures of DACA about to end?
– What are the consequences to our society if almost 3/4 of million people lose protected status?
– Can Lindsey Gram stop listening to 30% of the vocal opposition that may be against the Dream Act?
– Isn’t it better to listen to the 70% that feel it’s wrong to attack the unprotected youth?
– DACA was never a path to citizenship?
-The problem with DAC was that nay protective measures were temporary?
– Is the public ready to grant citizenship to Dreamers?
– Has the anti-immigrant wave created support to grant citizenship to undocumented youth?
– Are there more of us that are standing in support of immigrant communities than that that are against?
– Why is 70% a beautiful number?
– Is the support also stemming out non-compassionate selfish interests?
– What happens to our economy if undocumented communities are removed from housing, employment, education and consumer sector?
– Is the passage of the Dream Act 2017 an uphill battle?
– How will the Dream Act affect K-12 students?
– Does the Dream act offer hope?
– How has the school site become another source of fear?
– How does the awareness of students’ undocumented positions affects their school preparation and deems of a future?
– How is the element of ” Hope” an undervalued component?
– Why is the Dream Act 2017 stronger?
– What if you are undocumented but not on the college track?
– What are some of the provisions that may be fought over to final approval?
– Is the employment criteria a possible point debate?
– Why is it important to share our own stories?
– For more information on how to protect Dreamers visit https://dreamers.fwd.us

Send comments about this segment to: comments@dreport.org

Segment produced in KUCR, the radio station of the University California in Riverside.

Disclaimer: The views expressed are the sole responsibility of the respective speakers and do not represent the endorsed position of the UC Regents, UC Riverside or KUCR.

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