The New York Lawyer Chapter of the American Constitution Society, Asian American Bar Association of New York and Hispanic National Bar Association New York Region presented:
Comprehensive Immigration Reform: What is the Plan? What Works and What Doesn't? and Will the Bill Pass?
Featured speakers included:
- Representative Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), Eighth Congressional District of New York
- Jacki Esposito, Director of Immigration Advocacy, The New York Immigration Coalition
Rio Guerrero, Partner, Guerrero Yee LLP; Founder, Co-Chair, Immigration and Nationality Law Committee, Asian American Bar Association of New York
Jeremy Robbins, Director, Partnership for a New American Economy; Policy Advisor and Special Counsel, Office of the Mayor of New York
Fernando A. Bohorquez, Jr., Partner, BakerHostetler; Board Member, LatinoJustice; Deputy President, HNBA New York Region; Chair, ACS New York Lawyer Chapter
On the evening of Law Day, May 1, 2013, the New York Chapter of the American Constitution Society, in partnership with the Hispanic National Bar Association and the Asian American Bar Association of New York, presented Comprehensive Immigration Reform: What is the Plan? What Works and What Doesn’t? and Will the Bill Pass? The panel provided an informed discussion and debate on the soon to be pending comprehensive immigration bill with panelists presenting perspectives from government, law, policy and the immigrant community. The discussion focused on the central provisions of the proposed pathway to citizenship for the nation’s millions of undocumented immigrants, the real world pros and cons of the bill and the prospects of the legislation becoming law.
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