Marquette University News Release

Panel on immigration will conclude Immigration Awareness Week

November 13, 2013

Event Information:
Date: Friday, Nov. 15, 2013
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Place: Cudahy Hall, 001
1313 W. Wisconsin Ave.

Youth Empowered in the Struggle, a student-led organization at Marquette University, will host a panel of experts to discuss issues surrounding immigration Friday, Nov. 15, at 5:30 p.m. in Cudahy Hall, 001, located at 1313 W. Wisconsin Ave. The panel is free and open to the public, and will be followed by a reception.

To conclude Immigration Awareness Week at Marquette, panelists will discuss the concurrent issues regarding immigration, specifically the misuse of the word “illegal.” The presentation aims to continue to spread awareness of immigration issues to the Marquette and greater Milwaukee communities.

The panel includes: Ed Fallone, associate professor of law; Dr. Grant Silva, assistant professor of philosophy; Christine Neumann-Ortiz, founding executive director of Voces de la Frontera; Sister Josephe Marie Flynn, chairperson of Justice for Immigrants in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee; and Jorge Maya, a current student attending the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

The panel is sponsored by Youth Empowered in the Struggle, Students for Justice in Palestine, Intercultural Engagement, Jesuit University Students Together in Concerned Empowerment, Association of Social Welfare and Justice Students, and the Department of Foreign Languages and Literature.

For additional information, contact John Janulis, coordinator of intercultural engagement, at (414) 288-3214.

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