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Defending immigrant families with Lee Gelernt, lead ACLU attorney

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Defending immigrant families with Lee Gelernt, lead ACLU attorney


On the Frontlines Defending Immigrant Families: A Conversation with Lee Gelernt, Lead ACLU Attorney Challenging Trump's Family Separation Policy




This event is co-sponsored by:

The City College School of Education Committee for Democratic and Caring Communities

The City College Partnership

The City College President's Office



The City College of New York

The Great Hall, 2nd Floor of Shepard Hall

160 Convent Avenue

New York, NY 10031




Monday, September 24, 2018

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM EDT



Susan Konig, Communications,, 914 525 1867

Ashley Arocho, Communications, 212 650 6460

Join us for a conversation about continuing efforts to reunite children with their families after having been separated at the border.

Lee Gelernt is a lawyer at the national office of the ACLU in New York, and currently holds the positions of Deputy Director of the ACLU’s national Immigrants’ Rights Project and Director of the Project’s Access to the Court’s Program. During the past 18 months, he has argued several groundbreaking challenges to Trump Administration policies, and successfully argued the first case challenging the President’s travel ban on individuals from certain Muslim-majority nations.

Register for this free event here.