E.g., 01/30/2014
E.g., 01/30/2014
Mon, Oct 01, 2012
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

 

9th ANNUAL IMMIGRATION
LAW AND POLICY CONFERENCE

Agenda

Speakers 


 Tomas Perez, 2012 Immigration Law and Policy Conference  


Keynote Address by US Department of Justice Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights Thomas E. Perez  
 

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Keynote Discussion with Alejandro Mayorkas, Director, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services and Charles Wheeler, Director, National Legal Center for Immigrants, Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc.

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Immigration Enforcement: The Roles of States, the Federal Government, and Litigation Developments

Immigration Enforcement: the Role of States, the Federal Government and Litigation Developments
Moderator: Andrew Schoenholtz, Deputy Director, Institute for the Study of International Migration, Georgetown University
Panelists: Seth Grossman, Deputy General Counsel, U.S. Department of Homeland Security; Lucas Guttentag, Robina Distinguished Senior Fellow, Research Scholar in Residence, and Lecturer in Law, Yale Law School; and Mark L. Shurtleff, Utah Attorney General        

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Serving Millions: Hot Topics in Legal Service Response
Moderator: Jennie Guilfoyle, Training and Legal Support Attorney, National Legal Center for Immigrants, Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc.
Panelists: Eric Cohen, Executive Director, Immigrant Legal Resource Center; and William Hornsby, Staff Counsel, Division for Legal Services, American Bar Association; Mark O’Brien, Executive Director, Pro Bono Net

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Immigration and the 2012 Elections and Campaigns

Immigration and the 2012 Elections and Campaigns
Session Moderator: Doris Meissner, Senior Fellow and Director of the U.S. Immigration Policy Program, Migration Policy Institute
Panelists: Alfonso Aguilar, Executive Director, Latino Partnership for Conservative Principles; Brian Bennett, Reporter, Los Angeles Times/Tribune-Washington Bureau; and Maria T. Cardona, Principal, The Dewey Square Group, and Founder, Latinovations

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Refugee Protection, Territorial Access, and the Affirmative Asylum System
Session Moderator: Donald Kerwin, Executive Director, Center for Migration Studies 
Panelists: Louis Orsini, Senior Maritime Law Enforcement Advisor, United States Coast Guard; Andrew Schoenholtz, Deputy Director, Institute for the Study of International Migration, Georgetown University; and Barbara Strack, Chief, Refugee Affairs Division, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services

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               Monday, October 1, 2012

 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

at the 
Georgetown University Law Center
Bernard P. McDonough Hall, Hart Auditorium
600 New Jersey Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20001
(Entrance on 2nd Street, NW between F St. & Mass. Ave.)

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The conference will offer thoughtful, evidence-based law and policy analysis and discussion of cutting-edge immigration issues. Featured panelists will include high-ranking government officials, academics, advocates, and other immigration experts. 

Topics will include an analysis of the role of states and the federal government in immigration enforcement, as well as the effects of litigation; immigration policy and the 2012 presidential campaigns; the implementation of the Administration's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and other hot topics in legal service provision; and issues in protection for refugees, asylees and immigrant children.  

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