April 29, 2013

ACS NY Chapter Event on Comprehensive Immigration Reform


ACS NY Chapter Event on Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Fernando Bohorquez 


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, will present Comprehensive Immigration Reform: What is the Plan? What Works and What Doesn’t? and Will the Bill Pass? The panel discussion will focus 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.A reception will follow this event.


  • 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
  • Moderated by: Fernando A. Bohorquez, Jr., Partner, BakerHostetler; Chair, ACS New York Lawyer Chapter; Deputy President, HNBA New York Region; Board Member, LatinoJustice

WHEN:          Wednesday, May 1, 20136:30 p.m.

WHERE:       Microsoft, 1290 Avenue of the Americas,Sixth Floor New York, NY



The American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (ACS), founded in 2001 and one of the nation's leading progressive legal organizations, is a rapidly growing network of lawyers, law students, scholars, judges, policymakers and other concerned individuals. For more information about the organization or to locate one of the more than 200 lawyer and law student chapters in 48 states, please visit www.acslaw.org.