- April 27, 2017
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
“Refugee” conjures many images which drive a confused public discourse around immigration, security, border control, and America’s priorities. This program will clarify the precise nature of this issue, which is easily lost in complex and emotional debates.
The Fairfield County Bar Association, the International Institute of Connecticut, the American Immigration Lawyers Association, and the World Affairs Forum have assembled a panel of experts to address the public, providing facts and explaining the implications for America.
Anne Richard, Former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Populations, Refugees and Migration
Claudia Connor, President and CEO, International Institute of Connecticut
Aleksandr Troyb, Chair of the Connecticut Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association
Moderator: Krishna Patel, Justice Initiatives Director and General Counsel, Grace Farms Foundation
Venue: Ferguson Library