Street Address: 
Politics and Prose Bookstore, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
City: 
Washington
State/Region: 
DC
Date: 
Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

Get a better understanding of the hard questions around immigration from some great teachers:

Scott Michelman is the senior staff attorney at the ACLU of the District of Columbia. His docket as an impact litigator has spanned a range of civil liberties issues, including immigrants' rights, and he has been quoted in national media outlets including NPR, the New York Times and the Washington Post. Mr. Michelman also teaches Civil Rights Litigation at Harvard Law School and Constitutional Law at American University Washington College of Law.

Nithya Nathan-Pineau manages the Detained Immigrant Children’s Program at the Capital Area Immigrants' Rights Coalition - CAIR Coalition, which provides legal services to detained children in the custody of the Office of Refugee Resettlement. Previously, she was a staff attorney at the South Texas Pro Bono Asylum Project, and also worked at the Tahirih Justice Center in Virginia.

Faiza Patel is the Co-Director of the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU Law's Liberty and National Security Program. A frequent media commentator on national security and counterterrorism issues, she has testified before Congress opposing dragnet surveillance of Muslims. Ms. Patel was senior policy officer at the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons in The Hague.

 

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