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Virtual Book Launch for ‘Perchance to Dream’ by Michael Olivas

Virtual Book Launch for ‘Perchance to Dream’ by Michael Olivas

Perchance to Dream: A Legal and Political History of the DREAM Act and DACA by Michael A. Olivas of the University of Houston Law Center will be highlighted in a virtual book launch on April 10, hosted by NYU School of Law. 

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. 

The event will be livestreamed via Zoom and will feature an introduction by fellow NYU Press author and Penn State Law Professor Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia 

Learn more and stream the event here 

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