Thursday, February 10, 2011

Immigration Enforcement: Laws and "Outlaws" at NIU College of Law

Northern Illinois University College of Law will host Immigration Enforcement: Laws and "Outlaws" on Thursday, March 3, 2011 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at the NIU College of Law in the Francis X. Riley Courtroom.

This timely symposium on immigration and homeland security law will feature presentations from a distinguished panel of leading experts on a breadth of topics including the Fourteenth Amendment and Birthright Citizenship; media treatment of immigrants; litigation brought by immigrants’ advocates against Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE); and state efforts to enforce internal immigration law, with special focus on the controversial Arizona SB1070.

The symposium will feature keynote speaker Lt. Col. Margaret Stock (ret. US Army) from the University of Alaska Anchorage. It will also include presentations from Professor Gabriel Chin and Dr. Celeste Gonzalez de Bustamante of the University of Arizona, as well as Professor Bridget Kessler, Clinical Teaching Fellow from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. The event will be moderated by NIU College of Law Professor Guadalupe Luna.

The symposium is free of charge and open to the public. Lunch will be provided immediately following the symposium in the Thurgood Marshall Gallery. RSVP is required. To RSVP online and/or view detailed information on the symposium presenters, go to www.niu.edu/law or call 815.753.9655.

3 hours of CLE credit will be available for attorneys.

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