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Mark Taper Auditorium - Central Library

630 W 5th St, Los Angeles, CA 90071

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Join us for a night on immigration in a new partnership with Public Counsel with Lindsay Toczylowski, Miriam Jordan...

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Please Note: Check-in will open on Fifth Street by the courtyards (the Library will be closed to the public).

Immigration

With Lindsay Toczylowski and Miriam Jordan

In conversation with Mark Rosenbaum,

Director of Public Counsel Opportunity Under Law

Special performance by poet Marcelo Hernandez Castillo

ALOUD on Democracy @ Central Library

Co-presented with Public Counsel

What makes a country a home? Three experts on immigration and human rights will come together to share from their work from different sides of the border crisis. A national immigration correspondent for The New York Times, Miriam Jordan is a grassroots reporter who has profiled the lives of immigrant workers and is currently writing about how policy is turning migrant moms and kids into prey for narcos. Lindsay Toczylowski is the executive director at Immigrant Defenders Law Center, which represents asylum seekers subjected to the Migrant Protections Protocol, the Trump policy forcing them to remain in Mexico until their case has been adjudicated in immigration court. Jordan and Toczylowski will be joined in conversation by Mark Rosenbaum, the director of Public Counsel’s Opportunity Under Law, who has argued landmark cases on immigration before the Supreme Court. He will also share from his work defending the rights of both DACA recipients and the rights of documented and undocumented families separated at the border. Following this timely look at the impact of immigration policy on people in the U.S., the evening will end with a powerful performance by poet, essayist, translator, and immigration advocate Marcelo Hernandez Castillo, who will read from his award-winning work.

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Where should I park?

We recommend taking public transportation. Parking for the Central Library is at the Westlawn Garage at 524 S. Flower Street. Please note: there is an $8 charge for the Westlawn Garage parking and there will be no validation available since the Library will be closed. For more information, visit the Library’s website.

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Contact the Public Programs office at programs@lfla.org or by calling 213.292.6254.

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You are welcome to come as a standby guest. Standby numbers are distributed one hour before the program on a first-come, first served basis. Admission is subject to availability.

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As this program is free of charge, it is our policy to overbook. In the case of a FULL program your free reservation may not guarantee admission. We recommend arriving early. Unclaimed reservations will be released to standby patrons at the start of each program.

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