Executive Action Restricting Travel & Refugee Resettlement
|Executive Action Restricting Travel & Refugee Resettlement THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2017, 6:30 – 8:30PM EST|
Overview of what the Executive Order attempts to do and how it would impact immigrants and refugees to the United States.
How the Executive Order fits into broader context of US immigration policy, particularly as it has developed since September 11th.
How the Executive Order fits into broader trends of US government perception and action towards the Muslim community.
-Rachel Effron Sharma, Attorney at Effrom Sharma Immigration, LLC and Member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
-Azadeh Shahshahani, Legal & Advocacy Director for Project South; Past, National Security/Immigrants' Rights Project Director with the ACLU of Georgia
-Professor Polly Price, Associate Dean of Faculty and Professor of Law, Professor of Global Health (Expert in Immigration Law)
-Moderator: Silas Allard, Associate Director of the Center for Law and Religion and Harold J. Berman Senior Fellow in Law and Religion