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“Asylum Seeker,” “Refugee” or “Undocumented Immigrant?” Labels with Life-Changing Consequences – Panel and Q&A

October 12, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

$100.00

Please join us for a panel discussion and Q&A:

“Asylum Seeker,” “Refugee” or “Undocumented Immigrant?”
Labels with Life-Changing Consequences

SPEAKERS
Michael Wishnie, William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law and Counselor to the Dean at Yale Law School.

Professor Michael J. Wishnie’s teaching, scholarship, and law practice have focused on immigration, labor and employment, habeas corpus, civil rights, government transparency, and veterans’ law. For years, Professor Wishnie and his students have represented low-wage workers, immigrants, and veterans in federal, state, and administrative litigation. He and his students have also represented unions, churches, veterans’ groups, and grassroots organizations in a range of legislative, media, and community education matters.

Swapna Reddy and Liz Willis, Co-founders of ASAP, Asylum Seeker Advocacy Project, Yale Law School Graduates

Swapna Reddy and Liz Willis are co-founders of ASAP, the Asylum Seeker Advocacy Project. This is an organization formed at Yale Law School to bring rapid, remote legal aid to asylum seekers where there are few or no lawyers, including border detention centers and rural communities across the U.S.

Details

Date:
October 12, 2017
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
$100.00
Event Category:
Website:
https://building1community.org/asylum-seeker-refugee-or-undocumented-immigrant/

Venue

Stamford Yacht Club
97 Ocean Drive West
Stamford, CT 06902 United States

Organizer

Building One Community – The Center for Immigrant Opportunity
Phone:
203-674-8585
Email:
events@Building1Community.org
Website:
www.building1community.org