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Tonight in the Theatre Arts Arena: Exploring DACA and US Immigration Policy

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Category: Features

Published: Oct 5 2017 5:18AM

Please join Montgomery College President DeRionne P. Pollard for a panel discussion exploring the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and US immigration policy and practice.

<b>Exploring DACA and US Immigration Policy
October 5, 2017, 7 p.m.
Theatre Arts Arena, Rockville Campus</b>

<b>About this event</b>
The recent rescission of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program has created anxiety and uncertainty for many in the Montgomery College community, in the County, and across the nation. For those not directly impacted by DACA there are also questions about how DACA fits into the larger history of US immigration; how it impacts the labor force; and how the complexities of US immigration policy have evolved. The panel discussion is not designed to provide direct legal guidance for those impacted, but rather to contextualize the DACA decision and allow those most affected to share their journeys and inform our understanding, including DACA students from Montgomery College, who will share their stories at this event. Referrals to resources for legal guidance will be distributed.

Amanda Frost, JD
Professor of Law
Washington College of Law
American University

Julia Gelatt, PhD
Senior Policy Analyst
Migration Policy Institute

Jorge Hernandez-Fujigaki, PhD
Professor, History and Political Science Department
Montgomery College

Jonathan Jayes-Green '12
Former Student Trustee Montgomery College
Co-Founder
UndocuBlack Network

Bonard Molina GarcÃÆ'­a, JD
Professor, Philosophy Department
Montgomery College

Sara Monterosso
Student
Montgomery College
DACA Recipient

Jayesh Rathod, JD
Professor of Law
Washington College of Law
American University
Director
Immigrant Justice Clinic

Michelle Sardone, MS
Legalization Program Director
Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC)

For more information about this event, call the President's Office at 240-567-5267 or visit http://www.montgomerycollege.edu/president.

Attendance at this event meets multicultural and diversity training criteria for Montgomery College employees.

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