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Civil Rights Law Journal Symposium on Immigration, October 18

Symposium

Immigration: Practice & Policy

George Mason School of Law, Arlington, Virginia

Wednesday, October 18, 2006

4:30 — 5:30:  Practioners — Doing Pro-Bono Work

Local immigration experts share their views and provide skills on how to get involved in immigration work

Panelists:

  • Ofelia L. Calderon, Esq. (Founding Partner - Calderon& Derwin, PLC)
  • Karen T. Grisez, Esq. (Special Counsel, Fried Frank)
  • Steven Lang, Esq. (Pro Bono Coordinator — Department of Justice, Executive Office for Immigration Review)
  • Nancy Jane Shestack, Esq.. (Executive Director, Hogar Hispano - Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington)

Moderator:

  • Debi Sanders, Esq. (Executive Director — Capital Area Immigration Rights Coalition)

CLE credit pending (Virginia)

5:30 — 5:45:  Break

5:45 — 6:45:  Policy — Debate: Amnesty v. Enforcement - The House and Senate Proposals

  • Rachel L. Brand, Esq. (Assistant Attorney General -Office of Legal Policy, Department of Justice)
  • Phil Kiko, Esq. (Chief of Staff/General Counsel - House Committee on the Judiciary)
  • Julie Kirchner, Esq. (Director of Government Relations - Federation for American Immigration Reform)
  • Max Sevillia, Esq. (Legislative Counsel - American Civil Liberties Union)

6:45 — 7:00:  Break

7:00 — 8:00: Policy — Keynote: The Status of Immigration Today

  • Member of Congress

            Refreshments served

 

All panelists.

To register/RSVP, please contact Symposium Editor Mitchell Wunsh at gmu.law.immigration.symposium@gmail.com.

To read about last year's symposium on gay marriage, click here.

Location:

George Mason University School of Law

Hazel Hall

3301 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, Virginia 22201

Directions