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2/5 in Florida: A Call for Reform of the Immigration Adjudication System

January 25, 2010

via Brooke Denmark:

Presented by the American Bar Association Commission on Immigration

Hot Off the Press: A Call for Reform of the Immigration Adjudication System

Date:                Friday, February 5, 2010

Time:                3:00 – 4:30 PM

Location:         Disney’s Boardwalk Inn

Promenade Salon IV, Ground Level

2101 N. Epcot Resorts Blvd.

Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

Summary: The ABA Commission on Immigration has undertaken a comprehensive study of the immigration adjudication system and the urgent need for reform.  The study, conducted for the ABA by Arnold & Porter LLP, includes an in-depth analysis of the current removal system, as well as detailed recommendations for a full-system overhaul.  Come hear the study’s authors, immigration experts, judges and advocates discuss the present system, its shortfalls, and the need for reform.  The program will also specifically highlight how individuals can become involved in the reform process, and how to make the necessary changes a reality.


  • Professor Andrew I. Schoenholtz, Deputy Director, Institute for the Study of International Migration, Georgetown University Law Center
  • Lawrence Schneider, Partner, Arnold & Porter LLP
  • The Honorable Denise Noonan Slavin, Vice-President of the National Association of Immigration Judges
  • Deborah Lee, Staff Attorney/Co-Director, Florida Immigrant Advocacy Center
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