DACA: Law and Policy / Context and Impact

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law and the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences cordially invite all students, faculty, staff and interested community members to an evening discussion of the current status and implications of the announced termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. After a brief overview of DACA and what the recent announcement by the Trump administration means for its future, faculty experts will provide legal and community context, and students will share their perspectives on the impact of the program's termination on immigrant students and their families.

Free legal consultations for immigrant students and their families will be available after the event.

Welcome and Introduction:

Nina Rabin, Clinical Professor, UA James E. Rogers College of Law

Panel Moderator:

Anna Ochoa O'Leary, Associate Professor and Head, Department of Mexican American Studies, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Panelists:

  • David Marcus, Professor, UA James E. Rogers College of Law
  • Michelle Téllez, Assistant Professor, Department of Mexican American Studies, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Mical Alvarado Diaz – Program Coordinator at Keep Tucson Together Legal Clinic
  • Guillermo Huerta – UA junior, psychology and Japanese Major; Scholarships A-Z Executive Team Leader
  • Mira Patel – UA junior, economics; ISRC College Navigator
  • Perla Rojas – UA sophomore, psychology major and Spanish minor; ISRC College Navigator

Additional sponsors include Student Affairs and Enrollment Management/Academic Affairs and Student Success, Immigrant Law Students Association, Department of Mexican American Studies, and Immigrant Student Resource Center.

Audience: 
All
Where
Campus: 
Main Campus
Location: 
Gallagher Theater, Student Union Memorial Center
United States
US
contact info & links
Department/Unit: 
James E. Rogers College of Law and the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Contact Person: 
Lori Harwood

Requests for disability-related accommodations should be directed to the event's primary contact, Lori Harwood.