Northwestern Events Calendar

Feb
19
2015

Juan Crow: Criminalizing Immigrants and Detaining for Profit

When: Thursday, February 19, 2015
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM  

Where: Harris Hall, 108, 1881 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Jeff Cernucan   847.467.2770

Group: Buffett Institute for Global Affairs

Category: Global & Civic Engagement

Description:

Juan Crow: Criminalizing Immigrants and Detaining for Profit

A panel with
Mark M. Fleming, National Immigrant Justice Center
Andrew Free, immigration and civil rights lawyer
Jacqueline Stevens, NU Political Science & Director of the Deportation Research Clinic
Reyna Wences, Immigrant Youth Justice League

Even as border crossings have declined, the detention and criminalization of immigrant communities has grown. Panelists will provide an overview and specific examples of how the prison industry is driving deportation law and politics, and describe how some activists and attorneys are fighting back.

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