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Executive Action Restricting Travel & Refugee Resettlement

2/23/2017 6:30 PM

Executive Action Restricting Travel & Refugee Resettlement
Executive Action Restricting Travel & Refugee Resettlement THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2017, 6:30 – 8:30PM EST
Executive Action Restricting Travel & Refugee Resettlement
Location Tull Auditorium, Gambrell Hall, 
Emory University – Tull Auditorium
Law School,
1301 Clifton Road Atlanta 
Atlanta, GA United States
University Event Topic Law
School School of Law
Department/Organization School of Law
Building/Room Gambrell Hall / School of Law
Meeting Organizer/Sponsor Immigration Law Society
Registration / R.S.V.P. link…

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.
State of the legal challenges to the Executive Order, and what can we expect as the next steps in that process.

How the Executive Order fits into broader trends of US government perception and action towards the Muslim community.

Speakers include:
-Professor Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im, Charles Howard Candler Professor of Law

-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

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