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September 19, 2018: Immigration in New York State

A special presentation of Connect: NY:

We took a snapshot of the issues facing new immigrants and refugees in upstate New York. From how national policy is changing America’s place in the world, to the economic revitalization being pioneered by refugees in Syracuse, we will explore how new Americans are creating communities; overcoming challenges and bridging the cultural divide with a panel of experts. What immigration looks like right here, right now.

Our panel of experts include:

Sarah F. Rogerson, Associate Professor of Law at Albany Law School and Director of the Immigration Law Clinic;

Abdul Saboor, Match Grant Coordinator at Interfaith Works CNY/Center for New Americans;

Stephen Yale-Loehr, Professor of Immigration Practice at Cornell Law School, and Co-director of the Cornell Law School Asylum Clinic;

Haji Adan, Executive Director of RISE: Refugee & Immigrant Self-Empowerment

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