Monday, February 27, 2006

UCLA Conference: HUMAN RIGHTS ACROSS BORDERS

The UCLA Journal of International Law and Foreign Affairs and the Immigration Law Society are pleased to present:

HUMAN RIGHTS ACROSS BORDERS:
The Impact of Global Terrorism on Immigration Law and Policy

Friday, March 3, 2006
9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
UCLA School of Law
Room 1347

9:30-10:00 a.m. WELCOME
-Michael Schill, Dean, UCLA School of Law

OPENING REMARKS
-Norman Abrams, Professor Emeritus, UCLA School of Law

10:00-11:30 a.m. SUPRANATIONAL AND NATIONAL PERSPECTIVES ON FUNDAMENTAL HUMAN RIGHTS

MODERATOR: Máximo Langer, Professor, UCLA School of Law
-Niels Frenzen, Associate Professor, USC Law School
-Marielena Hincapié, Director of Programs, National Immigration Law Center (NILC)
-Ira Mehlman, Media Director, Federation for American Immigration
Reform (FAIR)
-Stadler M. Trengove, Legal Officer, United Nations Office of Legal Affairs

11:45-1:00 p.m. IMMIGRATION POLICY SHIFTS IN RESPONSE TO
TERRORIST THREATS

DISCUSSANT: Jack Beard, Lecturer, UCLA School of Law
-John Fonte, Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute (Washington, D.C.)
-Lucas Guttentag, Director, Immigrants Rights Project, American
Civil Liberties Union Foundation (ACLU)
-Michael Werz, Transatlantic Fellow, German Marshall Fund (GMF),
Director, Hessen Universities Consortium (New York)

1:00-2:00 p.m. LUNCH

2:00-3:30 p.m. THE REALITIES OF IMMIGRANTS’ RIGHTS IN LIGHT
OF THE GLOBAL RESPONSE TO TERRORISM: A PRACTITIONER’S PERSPECTIVE

DISCUSSANT: Saúl Sarabia, Director, Critical Race Studies, UCLA School of Law
-Audrey Hemesath, Assistant U.S. Attorney, Eastern District of California, Attorney General's Office, Department of Justice (DOJ)
-Peter Schey, President, Executive Director, Center for Human Rights and Constitutional Law (CHRCL)
-Daniel Solorio Ramírez, Professor, Autonomous University of Baja
California, Mexicali, Mexico

3:30-4:00 p.m. CLOSING REMARKS
Norman Abrams, Professor Emeritus, UCLA Law School

For more information, please visit:

http://www.law.ucla.edu/jilfa/symposium.htm



4.25 MCLE credits are available. UCLA School of Law is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider. The event is free and open to the public ($10 donation is suggested). Seating is limited. Please RSVP to jilfa@lawnet.ucla.edu or (310) 206-2643

Program funding provided by: The Campus Programs Committee of the Program Activities Board and the UCLA Graduate Students Association (GSA).

KJ

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