Forum: Our Broken Immigration System. When Will It Be Fixed?

 Photo thanks to Luis Hernández, Photojournalist

Photo thanks to Luis Hernández, Photojournalist

Sunday, August 26, 2018, 2:30 pm - 4 pm

El Paso Public Library downtown, 501 N. Oregon, El Paso 79901

Free street parking on Sundays: Best bet is to park somewhere east of the library and away from the ballpark.

Speakers:

Dr. Josiah Heyman, Director of the Center for Inter-American and Border Studies at UTEP and past president of the Border Network for Human Rights.  A distinguished scholar, he has written extensively about the border and immigration issues.

Dr. Guillermina Gina Núñez-Mchiri is an Associate Professor of Anthropology and Director of Women's and Gender Studie at UTEP. Her work focuses on women and community development in colonias on the U.S.-Mexico border, ethnography, and service learning. She will be speaking on "No Safe Haven here," based on research she has conducted.

Ouisa D. Davis is a local attorney, former executive director of Diocesan Migrant & Refugee Services, Inc.  and an immigration policy analyst. She will speak on the historical development of immigration law and policy and the status of the current immigration law and process.