Episode 126: DACA Heads to the Supreme Court

This week on "Off The Cuff," Megan rejoins the team as they discuss the latest news on the fate of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program as the Supreme Court heard oral arguments this week. First, at 2:25, Allie, Rachel, and Megan discuss member feedback from the previous episode. At 6:37, Megan dives into the details of the DACA case and three possible outcomes for the program's future. Rachel brings everyone up to speed on the federal budget process at 15:20, as lawmakers approach another deadline on November 20. And at 19:27, Allie explains news out of the Department of Education, as the agency announced Friday it would forgive the student loan debt and restore Pell Grant eligibility for more than 1,500 former students who attended certain Dream Center institutions. Plus, the team poses a new question to listeners: What strange superstitions or rituals do you perform on a regular basis?

Speakers

Jill Desjean Rachel Gentry Allie Bidwell
Megan Coval
Vice President, Policy & Federal Relations
Jill Desjean
Policy Analyst

Rachel Gentry
Assistant Director of Federal Relations
Allie Bidwell Arcese
Managing Editor

 

Publication Date: 11/15/2019


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