Institute of Historical Studies
Institute of Historical Studies

Panel Discussion: “DACA: Past, Present, and Future”

Mon, October 2, 2017 | GAR 4.100

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

What will be the fate of DACA - and of the Dreamers for whom it was issued? This panel will examine these topics: the history of DACA in the context of the debate on immigration reform; the constitutional and moral issues raised by the recent order for its termination; and the actions that can be pursued to achieve a just outcome.

Featured speakers include:

Juan Belman
Organizer, University Leadership Initiative, DACAmented/Undocumented Immigrant
The University of Texas at Austin

Karma R. Chavez
Associate Professor, Mexican American and Latina_o Studies, Communication Studies, and
Center for Women's and Gender Studies
The University of Texas at Austin

Denise L. Gilman
Clinical Professor, School of Law
The University of Texas at Austin

Madeline Y. Hsu
Professor, Department of History, Center for Asian American Studies, Department of Asian Studies, and
Center for Mexican American Studies
The University of Texas at Austin

Matthew Butler (moderator)
Associate Professor, Department of History
The University of Texas at Austin

Presented by Institute for Historical Studies in the Department of History, with generous co-sponsorship of Center for European Studies; International Relations and Global Studies; LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections; and Mexico Center.

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