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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Creating immigration and trade policies that meet international human rights standards

06:00 PM - 08:30 PM

5200 85th Ave N
Brooklyn Park, MN , 55443

7636074287


The September forum will address President Trump's recent DACA decision.

The forum will cover the current situations of immigrants in MN who could become subject to deportation and the opportunity presented by President Trump's turning over the DACA decision to Congress.

 

Agenda

  • 6 p.m. Pizza buffet and social
  • 6:30 p.m. Program

Presenters

  • Dr. Steve Suppan, a policy analyst at IATP since 1994, advises government as well as nongovernmental organizations in over 35 countries. He will explain the history and provisions of the original NAFTA, its impact on increasing immigration to the US, and what needs changing to protect farmers in Mexico, the U.S., and Canada.
  • Wayne Doe will tell us how many Liberians, have been given Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) and Deferred Action Childhood Arrival (DACA) extensions for staying in the US. He will explain what ending these programs means for their current lives and plans for the future. Wayne currently works as a Health Care Representative at the MN Department of Human Services and is a Board Member for Think Again MN.
  • Carol Woehrer will discuss the big difference between articles in the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights and the U.S. Immigration Law of 1996. She will also give an estimate of the potential cost of taking care of the families of deported immigrants. Carol taught philosophy, ethics, logic, and social gerontology, and coordinated a program for licensure of long-term care administrators. She is currently a Board Member & Program Director for Think Again MN. 

Register

Register to attend the forum on Facebook.

Forum supported by

  • Think Again MN
  • Brooklyn Park Human Rights Commission
  • League of Women Voters

 

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