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Immigration Equality and Sexuality & Gender Issues Topic of November 18 Panel Discussion

November 16, 2010 – 
A November 18, 2010 panel discussion at Rutgers School of Law–Newark will explore issues facing lawyers in helping to obtain asylum for clients affected by gendered discrimination and discrimination based on sexuality. “Sexual and Gender Equality in Immigration and Asylum Law” is sponsored by the law school’s Human Rights Forum, LGBTQ Caucus, and Immigrant Rights Collective. Lawyers from the private and public sectors will provide practical information on how the asylum process works, as well as barriers and successes that lawyers working in the area of immigration and asylum law might encounter.

For more information or to confirm attendance, contact Lauren Straub, Human Rights Forum co-chair, at lauren.straub@gmail.com.

What:  “Sexual and Gender Equality in Immigration and Asylum Law” 
Who:  Asma Warsi Chaudry, Law Offices of Asma Warsi Chaudry
Aaron C. Morris, Senior Staff Attorney, Immigration Equality
Alexandra P. Kolod, Associate, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Amelia Wilson, Detention Attorney, Immigrants Rights Program, American Friends Service Committee
When:  6:30 – 8 pm, Thursday, November 18, 2010 
Where:  Baker Trial Courtroom, Rutgers School of Law–Newark