Town Hall on President Trump’s Executive Orders: Information & Legal Analysis

The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law will host a community forum Wednesday, Feb. 8 at 5:30 p.m. in Room 164 (Ares Auditorium) to discuss the legal and policy issues raised by the Executive Orders related to immigration and refugees. All are invited to attend.

***Immigration attorneys will be available after the event 7-9 p.m. for confidential legal consultations.***

Topics will include:

-Travel bans and limitations on students, scholars, and refugees
-Interior enforcement orders impacting DACA students and their families
-Sanctuary cities and campuses

Speakers will provide brief overviews, followed by a panel of experts for Q&A.

Panelists include: Roxana Bacon, Negar Katirai, David Marcus, Lynn Marcus, Toni Massaro, Nina Rabin, Andy Silverman, and Tarik Sultan

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One response to “Town Hall on President Trump’s Executive Orders: Information & Legal Analysis

  1. Carolyn Classen

    Overflow crowd at this forum today in 2 other rooms at UA College of Law. John Nafar (father is Iranian immigrant) spoke first about their experience in America, like “winning the lottery”. Then Tarik Sultan (half Egyptian American) gave extensive overview of E.O. affecting non-immigrant & immigrants from 7 countries in Africa & Middle East. He has 2 clients affected (one w/ Syrian girlfriend, other w/ Persian husband). 2nd speaker Nina Rabin spoke of the E.O. “embracing public safety in the Interior of the U.S.”, saying that there is a new list of people under scrutiny — broader and committing “any crime” or as a “threat to public safety by ICE personnel”. She also said there is no clear definition of Sanctuary City. Then Lynn Marcus explained the E.O. re: border security and the Wall, needing $3.8 billion appropriation. “Expedited removal” of aliens is now strictly back in effect, so immigrants need to document if in country for 2 years (with help of U.S. Citizen friends).No need for hearings before deportation now. Then Roxy Bacon spoke about more practical advice — not to travel outside of country, safe international airports right now are Boston (Logan) and Seattle, don’t go to check points, have exit plan if less than 2 years in US. , if over 10 years, get an attorney to help w/ immigration issues. Afterwards people needing legal advice met with staff. Forum was live streamed: https://law.arizona.edu/livestream.

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