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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
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.