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2011 Fall Immigration Law Forum

New Landscapes in Legalization:  An Interdisciplinary Exploration

HiroshiMotomuraPhotoCroppedDate:        Friday, October 28, 2011
Time:        3:15pm to 5:00pm - Public Forum
Location: Lewis & Clark Law School,
                 Wood Hall, Classroom 8
                 (Directions and Parking)

CLE Credits:
1.75 Access to Justice credits in Oregon
1.75 General credits in Washington



Hiroshi Motomura - Moderator

The future of the more than 10 million noncitizens living in the United States outside the law has influenced presidential elections, driven federal and state policy, and mesmerized the media. On October 28, 2011, the Law School will host a public forum with leading migration scholars from a rich diversity of fields — law, political science, geography, history, ethnic studies and sociology — to map the underpinnings and future trajectory of the legalization of immigrants outside the law.

The forum will explore the legalization themes in Professor Hiroshi Motomura’s forthcoming book, Immigration Outside the Law. Professor Motomura is the Susan Westerberg Prager Professor of Law at UCLA School of Law, a leading scholar and teacher of immigration and citizenship law, and the author of Americans in Waiting: The Lost Story of Immigration and Citizenship in the United States.  Professor Motomura will chair the panel of interdisciplinary scholars as they bring to bear their current research and perspectives on the intractable issue of legalization.

Professor Motomura will also be a central speaker on the immigration panel of the ACLU Northwest Civil Liberties Conference

CLE Credits:
1.75 Access to Justice credits in Oregon
1.75 General credits in Washington



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