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CCNY panel discussion advocates for immigrant and Muslim rights

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CCNY panel discussion advocates for immigrant and Muslim rights

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WHAT: A panel discussion by experts on immigrant and Muslim rights. Topics include current and forthcoming laws and policies on immigration; DACA; the protection of immigrant rights; navigating ICE; the Muslim registry/ban; available resources and services; NYC as a sanctuary city, and City College as a safe space for immigrant students.

WHO: 
Angela Fernandez, Esq., executive director, Northern Manhattan Coalition for Immigrant Rights
Jose L. Perez, deputy general counsel, Latino Justice PRLDEF
Afaf Nasher, executive director, Council on Arabic-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NYC)
Yatziri Tovar, CCNY student and Dreamer, CCNY Dream Team
Naz Ahmed, staff attorney, C.L.E.A.R. Project at CUNY Law School

WHERE: CCNY’s North Academic Center, Room 1/201, 160 Convent Avenue, Manhattan.

WHEN: 12:30 p.m. Thursday, March 2, 2017

CONTACT: 
Jay Mwamba, CCNY Public Relations, 212.650.7580, jmwamba@ccny.cuny.edu, or
Ashley Arocho, CCNY Public Relations, 212.650.6460, aarocho@ccny.cuny.edu