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3/18 & 19 in PA: Penn State Law’s Immigration Symposium and State Advocates’ Meeting

February 25, 2010

Penn State Law’s Center for Immigrants’ Rights will sponsor a day-long symposium titled “Immigration Adjudications: Court Reform & Beyond” on Thursday, March 18, 2010, followed by a State Advocates’ Meeting on Friday, March 19, 2010.  Both events are free of charge but separate registration is required for each.  Each event will be held at Penn State Law’s state of the art Lewis Katz Building on the University Park campus.

Symposium: Leading immigration scholars, judges, and practitioners will address the current state of immigration decision making and prospects for reforming the immigration court system.  The symposium will feature panels on the following topics:

1.      The Chronicles of Adjudication
2.      From the Prison to the Courtroom
3.      Refugee Roulette
4.      Court Reform and Beyond

For an Agenda, Speaker Bios, and Registration, click here.

For a related Press Release, click here.

PA State Immigration Advocates’ Meeting:  Friday, March 19, 2010 – Starting at 9:45 am
State-specific topics to be discussed:

1.     Local Police Enforcement of Federal Immigration Law, 287(G); Secure Communities; and ICE Access
2.     Expanding Know Your Rights Presentations and Legal Services
3.     Local Enforcement by Social Services Agencies/Schools

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Registration:  RSVP to cfaggart@gmail.com and include your name, affiliation, location, and email.

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia (ssw11@psu.edu) or Crystal Faggart (cfaggart@gmail.com).  Please also feel free to forward this email to anyone who may be interested in these events.

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