The Dream Act Debate, What Impact Will The Legislation Have On Our Economy?

December 20, 2012
Hosted by James Andrews and Executive Producer Eva Bowen

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Episode Description

Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors legislation also known as The DREAM Act is currently pending. The bill would create a path to legal immigration status for undocumented immigrants born outside the United States who were brought here illegally as children. In many cases these individuals are unaware of their undocumented status until they graduate from high school and attempt to apply for college. Though the United States is the only home they have ever known, they live in fear of deportation. While some call the DREAM Act a matter of fairness and tout the measures potential economic benefits our state, others it would create a burdensome costs on Arizona’s budget. Join us on December 20th as we discuss these issues on Legal Sense with James Andrews 10am Pacific, 11am Mountain, 12pm Central and 1pm Eastern on the VoiceAmerica Variety Channel.

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James Andrews and Executive Producer Eva Bowen

Attorney James R. Andrews II is the host of Legal Sense with James Andrews. James was born in East Orange, New Jersey. He graduated from high school in Whippany, New Jersey and then attended the University of Virginia where he graduated with a degree in International Business and Management Information Systems. He then received his Juris Doctorate degree from the Howard University School of Law in Washington, D.C., where he met his wife of 14 years, attorney Natacha Andrews. After law school, James moved to the Bay area where he worked with Smith Barney doing investment work with start-up companies. He has since lived and worked in Los Angeles and in the Phoenix area where he has owned and operated companies in the fitness industry, and worked for several years in the mortgage industry. James is licensed to practice in Arizona and California. In 2010 he cofounded Andrew’s which focuses on real estate, debtor defense matters, personal injury and immigration. James is currently attending Seminary School and will obtain his Masters of Divinity degree in spring 2013. Andrews is a fitness buff, football fan and loves his wife and five children above all else.

A 20-year veteran of the broadcast journalism industry, Executive Producer Eva Bowen has established herself as an accomplished producer, public relations/media specialist and savvy journalist. Eva is currently a Publicist with Orca Communications Inc. in Phoenix. She also works part-time as an Adjunct Professor teaching Broadcast Journalism at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Telecommunication at Arizona State University in Phoenix, Arizona. Eva was the Executive Producer of the successful internet radio show “Outreach Today,” on the VoiceAmerica Variety Channel. In August 2012, she founded EMB Media, a full service public relations/marketing and production company. From 2005-2010, Eva was the Executive Producer of the multi-Emmy-award winning television talk show “Sonoran Living Live” on ABC 15 (KNXV-TV) in Phoenix, Arizona. Eva was also a news producer at KNXV-TV from 1999-2003. Eva serves on the Fiesta Bowls’ Ambassador Committee. She holds a B.S. in Broadcast Journalism and an M.A. in Mass Communication from Arizona State University.

Episode Directory

December 2012

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