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January 21, 2007

Educational forum designed to illuminate the complex issues surrounding immigration

Please join interested members of the USN community and beyond on Monday, January 22, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in the USN auditorium.
This forum will address:

the history of immigration in America;

the influence of immigration on on our nation's evolution and economic development immigration trends in the U.S., Tennessee, and Nashville legal issues in immigration, including proposed state and federal legislation solutions to problems and challenges posed by immigration policy and practices.

Forum presenters include Dr. Katharine Donato, USN parent and Vanderbilt Professor of Sociology; Stephen Fotopulos, Policy Director, Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition; and Tom Negri, Tennessee Hotel Association/General Manager Lowes Vanderbilt Hotel. A special feature will be stories from USN families who have immigrated to the US.

The forum is sponsored by USN's Office of Multicultural Affairs in cooperation with the Coalition for Education and Informed Conversation on Immigration. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Caroline Blackwell, Director of Multicultural Affairs, at 277-7480 or cblackwell@usn.org.

Posted by VisaLawyer at January 21, 2007 12:13 PM


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