Awakening Our Democracy: Immigration and the Nation Now

Thursday, October 3, 2019
12:00pm to 1:30pm

Shifting policies and attitudes on immigration have called into question the nation's longstanding reputation as a refuge for immigrants seeking freedom and prosperity. How are these changes impacting the nation and what do they mean for the future? Free lunch included with RSVP. Bring your CUID.

Moderator Juju Chang of ABC News' Nightline

Panelists:
Elora Mukherjee - Jerome L. Greene Clinical Professor of Law and director of Columbia Law School’s Immigrants’ Rights Clinic

Van Tran - Associate Professor of Sociology, The Graduate Center, CUNY

David Grasso - Journalist and Media Director of GenBiz

Murad Awawdeh - Executive Vice President of Advocacy & Strategy at The New York Immigration Coalition

Awakening Our Democracy is Columbia's conversation series on disparities and justice issues at the forefront of the University's and nation's consciousness. Learn more: https://universitylife.columbia.edu/awakening-our-democracy