Episode SEVEN: DACA

In this episode

Cecilia Muñoz

Former Domestic Policy Advisor

Cecilia Muñoz is an American political advisor who served as Director of the White House Domestic Policy Council under President Obama, a position she held for five years. Prior to that, she served as the White House Director of Intergovernmental Affairs for three years.

Michael A. Olivas

William B. Bates Distinguished Chair in Law at the University of Houston Law Center

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. His books include Colored Men And Hombres Aquí: Hernandez v. Texas and the Emergence of Mexican American Lawyering; The Law And Higher Education: Cases And Materials on Colleges in Court Third Edition; and Education Law Stories (with Ronna Greff Schneider).

Daniela Alulema

Program Director

Daniela Alulema is the program director for the Center for Migration Studies (CMS).

Credits

Alex Aleinikoff

Co-Host

Deb Amos

Co-Host

Sahil Ansari

Producer and Engineer

Erin Johnson

Production Assistant

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Two Presidents have taken actions with dramatic consequences for more than 700,000 “Dreamers.” Cecilia Muñoz, domestic policy advisor to President Obama, discusses how DACA came to be; law professor Michael Olivas explains the Supreme Court opinion invalidating President Trump’s order to end DACA; and DACA recipient Daniela Alulema tells us how these actions have affected her life.

SHOW NOTES

Materials Of interest

Supreme Court Ruling

About DACA

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