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UW-Milwaukee holds conference on immigration April 26-27

A conference entitled “Immigration: Many Faces; Many Facets” will be held April 26-27 at the UW-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education. In addition to 35 conference sessions being conducted by UW System faculty and staff, as well as by representatives from community organizations, four keynote speakers will present:

  • Hiroshi Motomura, Professor, University of North Carolina Law School
    –Author of “The Lost Story of Immigration and Citizenship in the United States”
  • Baldemar Velasquez, President, Farm Labor Organizing Committee, AFL-CIO
    –Recipient of a John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Fellowship
  • Michele Wucker, Fellow with the World Policy Institute and the Immigration Policy Center
    — Author of “Lockout: Why America Keeps Getting Immigration Wrong When Our Prosperity Depends on Getting It Right” – (named by the Washington Post as one of the “Best Nonfiction Books of 2006”)
  • Amalia Pallares, Associate Professor, Departments of Political Science and of Latin American and Latino Studies, University of Illinois at Chicago
    –Co-principal investigator of the Immigrant Rights Mobilization Project and an expert on questions of sanctuary

Learn more about registering and the complete conference agenda by going to this website: http://www.uwm.edu/Dept/IRE

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