"Repairing the Broken Door: Strategies for Immigration Advocacy and Reform" featuring Keynote Speaker: Jose Antonio Vargas
8:30-9:00am: Continental Breakfast and Registration
9:00am: Opening Remarks
9:15am: Where Are We Now? The State of Immigration Today
9:45am: Policing Immigrant Communities: State and Local Immigration Enforcement Trends and Challenges
11:15am: Working Outside the Lines: Immigrants and Exclusion from Labor and Employment Protections
- Keynote Introduction – Tania Chairez, University of Pennsylvania Student and DREAM Act Activist
- Keynote Speaker - Jose Antonio Vargas, Founder of Define American, Former Washington Post Journalist, New York, New York
2:00pm: Strategizing Gender and Sexuality: How Personal Narratives Shape and are Shaped by the Immigration System
3:30pm: Where Do We Go from Here? Priorities for Immigration Reform
This program has been approved for 4.5 hours of substantive law credits and 3.0 hours of ethics credit for Pennsylvania lawyers (for a total of 7.5 CLE credits). CLE credit may be available for other jurisdictions as well. This event is free unless you are seeking CLE credit. Attendees seeking CLE credit should bring payment of $75.00, or $25 for public interest attorneys - cash or check - payable to "The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania". If you are not attending the entire conference and are seeking CLE credit, the fee is $15 per credit hour.
When & Where
Toll Public Interest Center
The Toll Public Interest Center (TPIC) is the hub of public service at Penn Law. TPIC provides Penn Law students with many exciting pro bono and public service opportunities that focus on personal enrichment and professional skill development. In addition to administering the pro bono graduation requirement, TPIC is home to all of Penn Law’s public interest programming, including the Toll Public Interest Scholars program.