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DACA or Deportation: Immigrant Youth Leaders Speak on the Stakes for their Movement in the Nov. 3 Election

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 -
5:00pm to 6:30pm
Virtual location TBA
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 -
5:00pm to 6:30pm

Over the last decade, undocumented young people built a civil rights movement from scattered protests into a nationwide network of activists who won DACA in 2012 and have fought back against the Trump administration's efforts to cancel the program and speed deportations of immigrant youth. Two leaders of United We Dream, the largest youth organization with more than 400,000 members nationwide, will discuss how the movement has evolved and the prospects for Congress to pass a Dream Act with a path to citizenship for  undocumented youth. They will talk about their organizing efforts for the November elections and what lies ahead for young immigrants depending on the outcome of the vote. 

For speaker details and registration, please visit the PLAS event listing.

Sponsored by
Program in Latin American Studies