Learn about immigration history, myths, and facts impacting refugee families. An overview of the immigration crisis from the national and local levels will be provided. Key advocates in the work and resources will be highlighted.
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM - Deriving a Legal and Policy Perspective
During this session, a team of legal experts will provide a survey of immigration law and policies which provide opportunities and barriers for families. The panel will also discuss how people can immigrate legally to the US or get legal status and the changing dynamics of the deportation policies on vulnerable persons.