DREAM Act: A Pipe Dream or Eventual Reality?

Public Panel
Monday, October 3, 2011 7-9 p.m.
Hollis E. Cornell Auditorium, Goldwin Smith Hall
Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 

The DREAM ACt, now pending in Congress would allow several hundred thousand undocumented students a chance to legalize their status by going to college or serving in the military. This free public panel will address issues raised by the DREAM Act pending in Congress from the perspectives of policymaking, advocacy, academia, and immigrants’ lived experience. A reception will follow the event.

Speakers

Josh Bernstein, Director of Immigration Strategy and Policy, Service Employees International Union (SEIU)

Katharine Gin, Co-founder and Executive Director, Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC)

Roberto G. Gonzales, Assistant Professor, School of Social Services Administration, University of Chicago

Tania Peñafort, Cornell University

Organizers

Amanda Armenta: ISS Immigration Research Associate
Derek Chang: ISS Immigration Team Member; Director, Asian American Studies; Assoc. Professor, HistorySponsor
Maria Cook: ISS Immigration Team Member; Professor, Dept. of International and Comparative Labor
Maria Cristina Garcia: ISS Immigration Team Member and Howard A. Newman Professor of American Studies, Dept. of History
Michael Jones-Correa: ISS Immigration Team Leader and Professor, Dept. of Government
Mary Katzenstein: ISS Immigration Team Member; Director, American Studies Program; and Stephen & Evalyn Milman Professor of American Studies, Dept. of Government and FGSS
Steve Yale-Loehr: ISS Immigration Team Associate; Adjunct Professor of Law; and Miller Mayer, LLP
Els de Graauw: ISS Immigration Research Associate, Cornell University, and Assistant Professor, Dept. of Political Science, Baruch College, CUNY

Sponsor

ISS Immigration Theme Project 

Logistics

Event venueHollis E. Cornell Auditorium, Goldwin Smith Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853
Speakers’ lodging: Statler Hotel, 130 Statler Drive, Cornell university, Ithaca, NY 14853
Accessibility accommodation: socialsciences@cornell.edu

For more information contact: socialsciences@cornell.edu