Thu, Oct 04

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Eagleton Institute of Politics

Immigration 2018: Understanding Policy Changes and Their Effect on South Asian Communities

Immigration has always been of particular interest to our communities. Learn from our panel of experts how recent policies stand to impact South Asian American voters.

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Immigration 2018: Understanding Policy Changes and Their Effect on South Asian Communities

Time & Location

Oct 04, 2018, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Eagleton Institute of Politics, 191 Ryders Ln, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA

About the event

Our panel of experts will do a deep dive into recent immigration policies:

1) Separation of children from their families, including Hindi and Punjabi speaking children separated from their families detained in Washington State

2) Implications for South Asian domestic violence survivors seeking asylum

3) The impact of the Muslim travel ban on South Asian Americans

4) Denaturalization of citizens and deportation of green card holders

Our panelists include Asma Warsi, immigration attorney and a member of the Muslim Bar Association; Navneet Bhalla - Executive Director of Manavi; Dr. Nina Agrawal - a pediatrician and co-chair of the Injury and Violence Prevention Committee, American Academy of Pediatrics - NY Chapter; and Amol Sinha - the new Executive Director of ACLU NJ. The panel will be moderated by S. Nadia Hussain, Campaign Director at Momsrising and an ACLU NJ Trustee. Come join us for a thoughtful and enlightening discussion about this very important topic that stands to impact our communities.

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