Dreaming Of The Dream Act

For many children who were brought to the U.S. illegally by their parents, America is the only home they’ve ever known. Reality sets in, however, when they find it difficult to qualify for financial aid for college or to get a job to pay for their education. This hour, we’ll talk about how the American Dream is out of reach for many young people who grew up here with Eileen Truax, author of Dreamers: An Immigrant Generation’s Fight for Their American Dream (Beacon Press).