In 20 years, Congress has never passed the DREAM Act. What has been lost in chasing this legislation’s narrow dreams?
Leisy Abrego is professor in Chicana/o and Central American studies at UCLA. An immigrant from El Salvador, she has been accompanying the immigrant-rights movement for over 20 years. She teaches and writes about Central American migration, undocumented youth, and the intimate ways that US immigration policies affect immigrants’ lives.