Forum for Inclusive Immigration Reform

October 12, 2018

October 12, 2018

1:00 pm To 5:30 pm

Florida International University, SW 8th St, Miami, FL, USA

FREE

Event Description

Forum for Inclusive Immigration Reform

 

Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, 01:00PM

End: Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, 05:30PM

Venue: Ruth K. and Shepard Broad Auditorium (SIPA 125)

 

 

Immigration is one of the most pressing topics in U.S. foreign and domestic policy today. From issues surrounding who is allowed entry into the U.S. to the status of undocumented immigrants and their families, many people are wondering if immigration reform is possible, what it could mean and how it could benefit citizens and non-citizens.

 

Join us for a half-day conference bringing together leading scholars and practitioners from FIU and throughout the community, to explore the current landscape and future possibilities of immigration and immigration reform, particularly as it relates to South Florida. The event will feature panel discussions on topics such as the local realities of immigration, the criminalization of immigration and immigrant status.

Keynote Speaker: Anne C. Richard, former Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees and Migration from 2012-2017

 

Just a few of the featured speakers include:

  • Adonia R. Simpson, Director of Americans for Immigrant Justice
  • Ana Quiros, Lead Attorney at Catholic Legal Services
  • Julio Calderon, Organizer at Florida Immigrant Coalition
  • Frank Mora, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for the Western Hemisphere from 2009-2013 and Director of FIU’s Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center
  • Juan Gomez, Director of FIU’s Carlos A. Costa Immigration and Human Rights Clinic and professor at FIU Law

 

This event was organized by Green School doctoral students Maria Barbero, Karina Livingston and Jack Maguire. We want to thank these students for their commitment to make this event possible. We also want to thank Juan Gomez for his support of this event.

 

The event is free and open to the public. To RSVP, please click here. For more information, please call 305-348-7266.

Co-sponsored by

Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center | Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies Department of Religious Studies | Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy

 

Presented in collaboration with
Americans for Immigrant Justice | Florida Immigration Coalition | Catholic Legal Services South Florida Interfaith Worker Justice | United We Dream | National Organization for Women at FIU Venezuela Awareness and Raíces Venezolanas | Friends of Miami-Dade Detainees

 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/forum-for-inclusive-immigration-reform-tickets-50092340539

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